On this occasion a number of prominent international Qaris have contributed to an initiative launched by IQNA that includes recitation of verses from the Quran featuring the spring, creation and the nature.
In the following footage, top Iraqi Qari Mustafa Ma’yuf al-Umairi recites verse 32 of Surah Ibrahim (14):
“It is Allah who created the heavens and the earth, and sends down water from the heaven with which He brings forth fruits for your provision. He has subjected to you ships which, by His command, run upon the sea. He has subjected to you rivers.”
The Persian New Year, Nowruz, began on Saturday on the last day of winter, as Iranians, and many people in other countries in the region like Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkey, and Turkmenistan, are celebrating the beginning of spring.
In harmony with the rebirth of nature, the Nowruz festivities began on the last day of solar year 1399, which fell on March 20 this year.
Sunday (March 21) marked the first day of the New Iranian Year in the solar calendar.