The governorate’s Youth Department will organize the event later this month, Wael al-Alafi, head of the department said, youm7 website reported.
He said it is aimed at encouraging the youth to memorize the Quran and Nabawi Hadiths.
According to the official, the contest is slated for July 19-22.
It will be organized online due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, he noted.
Memorization of the Quran along with Tajweed recitation and memorization of 10 Nabawi Hadiths are the categories of the competition.
Those aged 18 to 35 can apply for the competition.
Since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic and restrictions imposed to prevent the spread of the disease, many Quranic programs in different countries have gone online.