The Holy Quran Affairs Administration Holds a Quran Competition in Collaboration with The International Organization in South Africa
In collaboration with the Holy Quran Memorization International Organization, HQMI, the Holy Quran affairs administration of the Muslim Judicial Council in South Africa has held a Quran competition for memorizing the Holy Quran in which 13 competitors participated. It consists of 3 categories: memorizing the entire Quran, fifteen Juz’ and five Juz’ supervised by a jury headed by the chairman of the Holy Quran affairs administration in South Africa Sheikh Abdullah Awali Al Deen and other five members. Moreover, an honoring ceremony was held for the participants at Al Salam mosque in Cape Town city attended by the chairman of the Muslim Judicial Council Sheikh Muhammad Ihsan, the first deputy of Muslim Judicial Council Sheikh Riyadh Fattar, the chairman of Muslim Judicial Council Emirate Sheikh Muhammad Amin Faqeer, the representative of HQMI Dr. Ahmed Abdurrahman Al Akesh, a number of foundations and Muslim organizations chairmen working in South Africa, teachers, students and a gathering of citizens. In addition, there were some delivered speeches in which speakers pointed out to the importance of holding such competitions and the benefits returns as a result to the memorizers of the Holy Quran and Muslim community in South Africa lauding the great effort exerted by HQMI in serving the Holy Quran and supporting students of the institutes. They also pointed out to the great role that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia plays under the leadership of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdul Aziz in serving Islam and Muslims all over the world as well as thanked whoever participated in the success of the competition congratulating the winners of students and encouraging them to exert more effort in memorizing and Tajweed of the Holy Quran following its commands. At the end, prizes were distributed amongst the winners.