IQNA

10:35 - April 01, 2020
News ID: 3471011
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Renowned Saudi Quran reciter Abubakr al-Shateri has contracted the coronavirus.

 

According to el-Balad website, al-Shateri has contracted the virus after a visit to London.

Abdul Aziz al-Nafis, the prayer leader of the grand mosque of Kuwait City who was with al-Shateri during the trip to the British capital confirmed the news.

Nafis wrote in a post on his Twitter account that he and al-Shateri were staying together while in London before leaving for their respective countries.

He prayed that the Saudi Quran reciter would soon recover from the disease.

Born in 1980 in Jeddah, al-Shateri has become a famous Qari in Saudi Arabia in recent years. He has traveled to many countries such as Egypt, Kuwait, South Africa and Bahrain for recitation of the Quran.

He is also the prayer leader of al-Furqan mosque in Jeddah.

Saudi Arabia has registered ten deaths among 1,563 coronavirus infections so far.

 

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