In a decree, Hojat-ol-Islam Seyed Mehdi Khamoushi appointed prominent Quran activist Mehdi Qarasheikhloo as the committee’s chairman.
Hojat-ol-Islam Khamoushi called for using all capacities for best holding the Quranic event.
The 37th edition of Iran’s International Holy Quran Competition will be held in the northeastern holy city of Mashhad in April 2020.
In this edition, a new category, namely Tarteel recitation of the Quran, will be added to the competition’s categories.
The Awqaf and Charity Affairs Organization annually organizes the competition with the participation of Quran activists from various countries.
Quran reciters and memorizers from over 80 countries took part in the 36th edition held in Tehran in April 2019.