115 memorizers participate in the Holy Quran competition held by the Holy Quran Memorization International Organization (HQMI) in collaboration with Imam Abi Hanifah University in Tajikistan
HQMI, in collaboration with Imam Abi Hanifah University, has held a Quran competition in Bai Takht Palace in Tajikistan in the sponsorship of the President of The Republic Mr. Imam Ali Rahmanuf in which 115 competitors have participated. It consists of five categories: memorizing the entire Quran along with Tafseer, memorizing the entire Quran along with the Arbaeen Nawawi series, memorizing the entire Quran along with Al Jazariyah introductory, memorizing 20 Juz' and the Gharaib Al Huffaz. A jury was formed for the activates of this competition consists of Sheikh Ali Ibrahim Mansur, the dean of Quran sciences faculty and membership of others. Moreover, an honoring ceremony was held for this occasion attended by Mufti Said Mukarram Abdulqadiruf, the chairman of Imam Abi Hanifah University Mr. Tajj Al Deen Isam, the representative of Saudi embassy in Tajikistan Mr. Mutaeb Abdulrahman Al Makhlafi, the representative of HQMI Dr. Ali Ibrahim Mansur and a number of officials and scholars, universities chairmen, teachers and students along with their parents as well as a great gathering of citizens. The ceremony has stated with a recitation of the Holy Quran followed by delivered speeches in which speakers have thanked the audience for their participation in this occasion as well as lauded the great effort by the organizers, particularly HQMI. They have also pointed out to the great effort exerted by the government of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud in serving Islam and Muslims and paying great attention to the Book of Allah publishing it all over the world as well as thanked the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques embassy for their material and moral support. In addition, they have congratulated the winners and encouraged them to continue memorizing the Holy Quran following its teachings and being good examples for others. At the end, prizes were distributed amongst the winners of the competition.