16:24 - August 05, 2018
News ID: 3466481
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Iraq’s first national Quran memorization plan titled “Imamayn Askariyayn” got underway in Samarra, north of the country.


According to Qaaf news agency, Heydar Mayahi, an official with the commitee tasked with implementing the plan, said that 100 students from different provinces of the country have participated in the national Quranic event.

The daily programs of for the participants include memorization of the Holy Quran’s verses after making the pilgrimage to the holy shrines in Samarra and reading the pilgrimage supplication of the two infallible Imams (AS) in the morning.

The participants review the memorized Quranic verses and practice new lessons in the evening.

Congregational prayers at the holy shrines and sport activities are among other parts of the two-month plan.

Quranic activities have significantly developed in Iraq since the 2003 overthrow of former dictator Saddam Hussein.

There has been a growing trend of Quranic programs such as competitions, recitation sessions and educational programs held in the country in recent years.

Tags: IQNA ، Quran ، memorization ، Iraq ، Samarra
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