Iran Names Members of Hajj Quranic Convoy

15:55 - April 14, 2024
News ID: 3487935
IQNA – Members of Iran’s Noor (light) Quranic Convoy for the 2024 Hajj were named by the Committee for Inviting and Dispatching Qaris.

Hajj pilgrims in Mecca


There are 20 Quran experts, qaris and Quran memorizers as well as a Tawasheeh group in this year’s Noor Convoy.

Hamed Shakernejad from Razavi Khorasan Province, Mehdi Adeli from Tehran, Seyed Karim Mousavi from Khuzestan, Yusuf Qanbari from Zanjan, Hamid Safdari from Razavi Khorasan, Arash Souri from Kermanshah, Seyed Reza Najibi from Fars, Masoud Movahedirad from Razavi Khorasan, Vahid Barati from South Khorasan, Seyed Parsa Angoshtan from Mazandaran, Khalil Suvari from Khuzestan, Mehdi Ebrati from Gilan, Amir Hossein Anvari from Yazd, Mohammad Reza Akbari from Markazi, and the Al-Ibad Tawasheeh group from Khuzestan make up this year’s convoy.

They have been selected by the committee after an examination and a series of evaluations were conducted.

Every year millions of Muslims from around the world gather in the Mecca for the annual Hajj.

Iran also sends pilgrims as well as a groups of Quran activists, known as the Noor Hajj Delegation.

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The members of the delegation hold Quranic programs, including Quran recitation session for the pilgrims in the holy cities of Mecca and Medina.