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Dubai Int’l Quran Contest for Women Concludes  

13:33 - October 06, 2022
News ID: 3480735
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The competitions of 6th edition of Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak international Quran award for women concluded in Dubai, the UAE.

Dubai Int’l Quran Contest for Women

 

The last session of the contest was held on Wednesday evening at the Dubai Culture and Science Society, WAM reported.

The last batch of contenders who showcased their Quranic talents were nine Quran memorizers from Mauritania, Burundi, Uganda, Rwanda, Niger, Congo, South Africa, Ghana and Gambia.

The competition kicked off on Saturday with participation of representatives from 136 countries.

Winners will be announced and awarded at the closing ceremony on Friday, according to Irahim Bu Milha, adviser to the Ruler of Dubai for Cultural and Humanitarian Affairs and chairman of the Dubai International Holy Quran Award (DIHQA).

He noted that the contenders are under the age of 25 and memorizers of the entire Quran with mastery over the rules of Tajweed. 

According to the official, the top winner of the contest will receive a cash prize of 250,000 dirhams while those who come second to tenths will be given 200,000 to 35,000 dirhams.

The DIHQA annually organizes the international Quranic event for women from various countries.

 

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