Egyptian Qari Mahmoud Shahat Anwar Attends Ceremony to Honor Quran Memorizers

13:59 - June 13, 2022
News ID: 3479281
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A ceremony was held in Egypt’s Sharqia Governorate to honor winners of a Quran memorization contest held in the governorate.

Mahmoud Shahat Anwar


Young qari Mahmoud Shahat Anwar was present at the ceremony, which was also attended by Osama al-Azhari, the religious affairs adviser to Egypt’s president, website reported.

It was held at al-Hussainiya Center of the office of the governor.

Anwar and al-Azhari delivered speeches at the ceremony, congratulating the winners and hailing their Quranic skills.

Ahmad al-Najar, a senior Quranic sciences expert from Al-Azhar Islamic Center, supervised the organization of the Quran memorization competition.

Mahmoud Shahat Anwar, the son of late Sheikh Muhammad Shahat Anwar, was born in 1984.

He memorized the entire Quran at the age of 12 and learned Quran recitation with his father.

He has won many top titles in national and international Quran competitions.

The top qari has traveled to many countries, including Iraq, Iran, Qatar, the UAE, Algeria, Syria, Pakistan, South Africa, Greece, Turkey, and Belgium, for recitation of the Quran.