Over 280 from 80 Countries to Attend Iran’s Int’l Quran Contests

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Islamic Republic of Iran’s international Quran competitions this year will be attended by representatives of 80 countries, an official said.

Over 280 from 80 Countries to Attend Iran’s Int’l Quran Contests

Hojat-ol-Islam Seyed Mostafa Hosseini, the head of the Awqaf
and Charity Affairs Organization’s Quranic Affairs Center, told IQNA that so
far, participation of 283 contestants in the five upcoming international
Quranic events in Iran has been confirmed.

They will attend the 34th edition of the Islamic
Republic of Iran’s International Quran Competition, and international Quran
contests for women, seminary students, visually-impaired, and school students,
he noted.

Taking into account those accompanying the contestants and others
invited, the total number of foreign guests during the Quranic events will
reach 400, Hojat-ol-Islam Hosseini added.

He said the members of the panel of judges, both Iranian and
foreign, in all of the five contests have been selected and will be announced
in the coming days.

The five Quran
competitions will be held in Iran in April.

Last year, Quran
memorizers and reciters from over 70 countries took part in Iran’s
International Quran Competition.



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