16:04 - September 14, 2019
News ID: 3469395
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The preliminary stage of a national Quran competition for students in Iraq has started in different parts of the country.


According to Qaaf news agency, the competition has been organized for male students aged 12 to 18.

The main objective of the national Quranic event is to identify top Quranic talents who can represent the country in international Quran competitions for students.

It has been held by the Quranic activities section of the National Center for Quranic Sciences affiliated to the Iraqi Shia Awqaf Office.

Students from all over the country have been invited to send a recorded audio file of their Quran recitation to the section.

Sowt and Lahn principles should be observed in the recitations.

According to the center, October 1 is the deadline for sending the files.

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.

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