Sheikh Mohammed bin Humaid Al Qasimi, member of the Sharjah Executive Council and Head of the Department of Statistics and Community Development, attended the closing ceremony, which was held at the Al Qasimia University Theater by the Sharjah Noble Quran and Sunnah Establishment.
A total of 122 contestants in the Noble Quran competition were honored at the ceremony, with 45 contestants in the Sunnah competition honoring the best eight Quranic circles and a special Quranic center.
Sultan Matar bin Dalmouk, Chairman of the Sharjah Noble Quran and Sunnah Est, delivered a speech at the beginning of the ceremony, praising the Establishment’s role in teaching the Holy Quran through Quranic centers and circles in Sharjah, and holding Quranic competitions throughout the year to encourage Quran memorization.
In his speech, he touched on the “My Vacation with the Quran” initiative, which consists of Quranic circles for university students and whoever has difficulties attending the circles during weekdays. The special circles are held every Saturday from 8 am to 12 pm.
Sheikh Aziz Farhan Al Anzi, Chairman of the Competition’s Jury, delivered a speech praising the support of Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, for the Sharjah Award for the Noble Quran and the Sunnah. He went on urging the winners to embrace the knowledge they gained from the Holy Quran and the hadiths.
After that, Sheikh Mohammed bin Humaid presented shields of honor and certificates of appreciation to the sponsors and supporters.
After that, the Holy Quran and the Sunnah arbitration committees were honored, along with the competition winners.
Al Sahaba Charity Center was also honored as the best private Quranic center during the ceremony.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Humaid Al Qasimi received a souvenir from the Sharjah Noble Quran and Sunnah Establishment, in appreciation of his honoring of the winners of the twenty-fifth edition.