The Holy Quran Memorization International Organization (HQMI) honors the winners of mastering the Quran competition for young memorizers in Pakistan
In collaboration with Muslim World League and International Relief Organization, HQMI has honored the winners of Dr. Fareed Qurashi’s third competition of mastering the Holy Quran in the Islamic republic of Pakistan for year 1436 H. This happened during a ceremony which was held by Islamic World League Regional Office in Islamabad in the sponsorship of the representative of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques in Pakistan Mr. Bader bin Ibrahim Al Utaibi and the attendance of the deputy chairman of Sheikh Council Sheikh Abdulghafur Haidari, the representative of HQMI Sheikh Muhammad bin Faisal Al Qahtani, a number of universities’ chairmen, scholars and Sheikhs. Moreover, 2300 competitors (males and females) have participated in this competition which consists of six categories: memorizing the entire Quran along with the ten recitations, memorizing the entire Quran along with Al Jazariyah, memorizing the entire Quran along with Riyadh Al Saliheen, memorizing the entire Quran along with Gharaib Al Alfadh, memorizing the entire Quran along with Quran words meaning interpretation and memorizing the entire Quran for young memorizers. In addition, a jury consists of six members was formed for the activities of this competition.
The ceremony has started with a recitation of the Holy Quran followed by delivered speeches in which the representative of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Ministry Bader Habib assured that honoring the memorizers of the Book of Allah comes out of the continuous care commanded by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud – may Allah bless him – of the Holy Quran and its people pointing out to the keen of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on preparing lots of internal as well as external competitions providing great prizes for the memorizers honoring those who are keen to memorize the Book of The Almighty Allah assuring that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is been insistsed in this since the era of the Founder King Abdulaziz bin Abdulrahman Al Saud – may Allah have His mercy on him -. He also commended the great effort exerted by Islamic World League and other organizations under its supervision such as HQMI assuring that these efforts – especially from Saudi organizations - are blessed. Moreover, he mentioned that these efforts strengthen the links between Saudi and Pakistani people. On the other hand, the office director of the Islamic International Relief Organization and Islamic World League in Pakistan and Afghanistan Dr. Abduh Ateen said “we have celebrated the annual program in its twelfth time consecutively for honoring the winners of the annual competition (Dr. Fareed Qurashi – may Allah have a mercy on him - competition) which HQMI holds in the proper guidance of its general-secretary Dr. Abdullah Basfar in collaboration with Islamic World League and Relief Organization offices in Pakistan and in the proper guidance of the general-secretary of Islamic World League Dr. Abdullah bin Abdulmihsen Al Turki in which top winners of young memorizers under the age of 10 were honored from all regions in Pakistan with cash and in-kind prizes. Moreover, the deputy chairman of Sheikhs Council Sheikh Abdulghafur Haidari has commended in his speech what Kingdome of Saudi Arabia do represented by HQMI in serving and caring of the Holy Quran assuring that this blessed care shows that the government of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques pays great attention in supporting and enhancing the memorizers of the Holy Quran pointing out to the great relationship between the Kingdom and Pakistan. He also said that Pakistani people appreciate the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia people considering him as the leader of Islamic Nation as well as support his wise decisions and seeking to support security and stability regionally and globally in order to unit Islamic nation and defend any conspiracies towards the country of the two holy mosques asking Allah to complete the favor of security and prosperity on the Kingdome of Saudi Arabia government and people on the honor of what they exert of efforts in serving Islam and Muslims as well as publishing the Book of Allah all over the world. At the end, winners were honored.