21:46 - February 08, 2019
News ID: 3467886
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The second convention of Iraqi women Quran memorizers will be held in the holy city of Karbala.


According to Qaaf news agency, the Dar-ol-Quran Center of the Astan (custodianship) of Imam Hussein (AS) holy shrine is organizing the event.

The Basaer Quranic Institute also cooperates in holding the gathering, slated for Saturday, February 9.  

It will serve as a venue for women Quran activists to exchange experiences in memorization of the Holy Quran.

There will also be speeches, Quran recitation sessions and seminars on Quranic issues.

Hundreds of women from different provinces of the Arab country are expected to attend the convention.

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 ، Karbala ، women ، memorization
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