The Holy Quran Memorization International Organization (HQMI) holds Hasan Sherbatly Seventh competition for mastering Quran in Egypt with 500 competitors
Under the sponsorship of Al-Azhar Al-Sharif, HQMI held Mr. Hasan Abbas Sherbatly competition for mastering Quran in the headquarter of Al-Azhar in Nasr city of Cairo (the Seventh) in which 500 students participated from different provinces of Arab Republic of Egypt. The competition consists of four categories: memorizing the entire Quran with the ten recitation ways, memorizing the entire Quran along with Al Jazariyah, memorizing the entire Quran along with words meanings, young memorizers of 10 years. A jury was formed for this competition headed by the general Sheikh of recitation of Egypt and membership of other five. An honoring ceremony for the participants in the competition attended by the vice of the Ministry of Endowments and the chairman of the Central Administration for Call Affairs Sheikh Muhammad Eiz Al Deen Abdulsattar, the vice secretary of Islamic International Council for Call and Relief and the Consulter of Al-Azhar Sheikh Dr. Hamid Abu Talib, the general director of Islamic International Council for Call and Relief Mr. Ahmed Saudi, the representative on the behave of the general-secretary of HQMI Dr. Abdullah Basfar Sheikh Muhammad Abu Jabal, the jury committee members, a number of scholars and those who care of Quran matters, a gathering of citizens, students and their parents.
The ceremony started with a recitation of the Holy Quran followed by a delivered speech by Sheikh Muhammad Abu Jabal on the behave of the general-secretary of HQMI in which he welcomed whoever contributes in organizing this competition, attending it and participate in having it successful. After that, some speeches were delivered in which the speakers pointed out to the great role that HQMI plays in serving the Holy Quran and caring of its memorizers all over the world. Also, they thanked Sheikh Hasan Sherbatly children for paying great attention to the competition and continuous support of it as well as lauded in their speeches what the government of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz in the field of teaching Quran and publishing it to all Muslim Nation children all over the world. At the end, shields were distributed to respected guests as well as gifts and prizes were distributed amongst the winners of the competition.