IQNA

9:53 - March 03, 2021
News ID: 3474145
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The organizing committee of Iran’s 37th International Holy Quran Competition announced the members of the contest’s panel of judges.

 

According to the announcement, 23 Quran experts from Iran and seven other countries form the panel.

The foreign arbiters are from Sudan, Lebanon, Indonesia, Syria, Iraq, Tunisia and Jordan.

They judge the contenders’ performances in different categories, including memorization and recitation of the Quran.

Veteran Quran activist Abbas Salimi is the head of the panel and Ahmad Hajisharif heads the technical committee.

Slated for March 6-11, the final round of the 37th edition of Iran’s international Quranic event will be held virtually.

The competitions in the finals will be broadcast on the IRIB Quran TV, Quran Radio and on several online platforms.

The motto of this year’s edition is “One Book, One Ummah”.

The Awqaf and Charity Affairs Organization annually organizes the international Quranic event with the participation of Quran activists from various countries.

Qaris and Quran memorizers from over 80 countries took part in the 36th edition, held in Tehran in April 2019.

 

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