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18th Nat’l Quran Memorization Contest for Women to Kick Off in Jordan on Sunday

8:49 - December 02, 2022
News ID: 3481489
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The preliminary stage of the Jordan’s 18th national Quran competition for women will get underway this weekend.

Jordan’s Awqaf, Islamic Affairs and Holy Places Ministry

 

The preliminary round will be held in different cities of the Arab country, starting from Zarqa on Sunday, Al-Ray daily reported.

Other cities planned to host the first stage include Aqaba, Tafilah, Ma’an, Irbid, Ajloun and At-Taybeh.

The competition’s first round will conclude in the cities of Jerash and Kufranjah on January 21.

The women affairs deputy of the Awqaf, Islamic Affairs and Holy Places Ministry organizes the Quranic event,

Winners of the top 30 ranks in final round will receive cash awards ranging from 1,000 to 5,000 Jordanian dinars.

 Jordan is a Muslim-majority country in the Middle East. Followers of Islam make up around 95 percent of its population.

 

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