Iranian Qari Comes First in Croatia Int’l Quran Contest  

11:13 - September 25, 2022
News ID: 3480617
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Iran’s representative in Croatia’s 28th international Quran competition bagged the top prize in the recitation category.

Iranian Qari Comes First in Croatia Int’l Quran Contest  


Ali Reza Mokari was declared the top winner in Quran recitation by the panel of judges.

The competition began in the European country’s capital of Zagreb on Thursday, September 22 and wrapped up in an awarding ceremony on Saturday, September 24.

Last year, Iran’s Sina Tabbakhi came first in the memorization category after competing with 33 memorizers from 26 countries.

Born in 2005 in the central city of Isfahan, Ali Reza Mokari is a MA student in the field of Quran and Hadith at the University of Quranic Sciences and Teachings.

He has won various ranks in national and international Quran contest before, including the top prize in the Meshkat international Quran competition last year.

The young Quran reciter was a member of Iran’s Noor (Light) Quranic Convoy that held Quranic programs in the holy cities of Mecca and Medina during Hajj earlier this year.

In recent years, Iranian qaris and Quran memorizers have made great accomplishments in various international Quranic events held in countries like Malaysia, Russia, Kuwait, Turkey, and Croatia.



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