10:00 - December 29, 2019
News ID: 3470210
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Winners of a Quran competition for school students in Egypt’s Sharm El-Sheikh were honored in a ceremony on Saturday.


At the ceremony, 175 boys and girls who had won the top titles in different categories were awarded, al-Yawm al-Sabi news website reported.

The competition was held earlier in the day.

Students aged 5 to 15 took part in the contest, competing at different levels of Quran memorization.

Egypt is a country in North Africa with a population of around 96 million.

Muslims account for around 90 percent of the country’s total population.

Quranic activities are very common in the Muslim-majority Arab country and many of the Muslim world’s top Qaris in the past and present have been Egyptian.

Tags: IQNA ، Quran ، competition ، Egypt
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