12:49 - February 23, 2021
News ID: 3474063
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Astan (custodianship) of Imam Ali’s (AS) holy shrine in Najaf, Iraq, is going to organize an online Quran competition on the birth anniversary of the first Shia Imam.


According to, the Holy Quran Center of the Astan will hold the competition titled “Moulud Ka'bah” (the one born in Ka'bah.

Hasnayn Hirzuddin, member of the foreign relations section of the Astan, said that the competition is one of the special programs of the section to be held on the website of the Quran center.

He added that the Quran competition will be held for one week and the participants should answer a Quranic question every day. The link of the answer will be available on the website.

The center has organized a Quranic week on the auspicious occasion and will celebrate the 9th anniversary of the center’s establishment as well.

The programs of the week include the opening of the new building of the center in Najaf, the online Quran competition and Quran recitation sessions on the birthday anniversary of Imam Ali (AS) and Imam Javad (AS).

An online meeting of Quranic institutes of Iraq and the international academic webinar titled “Leader of Orators and Speaking Quran; Imam Ali (AS)” featuring the key role of the Imam (AS) in development of Quranic sciences and interpretation of the Quran are the other programs of the week, slated for February 21 to 25.



Tags: IQNA ، Quran ، contest ، Najaf ، Imam Ali
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