Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, UAE Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, on Thursday attended the Holy Quran Award ceremony at the auditorium of the Ministry of Culture and Knowledge Development in Ras Al Khaimah, where he honored the winners in the male category of the 20th Ras Al Khaimah’s Holy Quran Award, organized by the Ras Al Khaimah Foundation for the Holy Quran and its Sciences.
Sheikh Saud stated that Ras Al Khaimah’s Holy Quran Award continues to spread the spirit of the Holy Islamic Book and encourage generations of memorizers of the Quran to do good.
The Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah expressed his pride over awarding the memorizers of the Holy Quran and his appreciation of their painstaking efforts, highlighting that they had set standards for tolerance and acceptance in society with the religious text as an inspirational book of light, guidance and a source of morality.
He added that he valued the distinguished efforts made by the organizing committees of the Ras Al Khaimah Quran Award, which he said has played a role in preserving the status of the Quran over the 20 years of the various categories of the contest, the Urdu Point website reported.
The Ras Al Khaimah Award for the Holy Quran includes seven categories, and saw 313 contestants taking part in the competition this year.