10:56 - September 28, 2019
News ID: 3469514
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The 42nd edition of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s national Quran competition kicked off in a ceremony on Saturday.


The central city of Isfahan is hosting the competition both in the men and women sections.

The ceremony began this morning with recitation of verses from the Holy Quran by prominent Qari Mehdi Gholamnejad.

A large number of Quranic, religious, and political officials attended the function.

A total of 210 Quran activists, 136 of whom are men and the rest are women, have made it to the final round of the contest, according to the organizers.

The preliminary round was held in the holy city of Qom in August with the participation of 535 individuals.

Iran’s national Quran competition is annually held with the participation of top Quran activists from across the country.

It is aimed at discovering Quranic talents and promoting Quranic activities in society.


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