He started learning the Quran by heart and managed to memorize the entire Quran at the age of 12.
He then learned Quran recitation and is now a known Qari in the governorate.
Born into a Quranic family, Mahmoud has also learned some Quranic sciences.
His father, who is also a memorizer of the entire Quran, was his first teacher in memorization.
Mahmoud has a beautiful voice and his Quran recitations have been likened to those of late Egyptian master Sheikh Muhammad Sidiq Minshawi.
The young Qari wishes to become a Qari of Egypt’s Quran Radio one day.
Qena is one of the governorates of Egypt located in the southern part of the country and covering a stretch of the Nile valley.
Egypt is a country in North Africa with a population of around 100 million.
Muslims account for around 90 percent of the country’s total population.
Quranic activities are very common in the Muslim-majority Arab country and many of the Muslim world’s top Qaris in the past and present have been Egyptian.