IQNA

8:16 - November 10, 2020
News ID: 3473074
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Houshang Yari, a prominent Quran activist and reciter, died Monday morning.

 

Yari died of the coronavirus at the age of 52.

He was a veteran Quran activist from the western Iranian city of Kermanshah and a retired school teacher.

He won top prizes in various national and international Quranic events, including the first title in Syria’s international Quran contest in 2005.

Yari also recited the Quran in presence of Leader of the Islamic Revolution several times.

Iran’s Quranic officials and organizations, including head of the Dar-ol-Quran Karim Organization, director of the Quran TV, and the Supreme Quran Council sent messages of condolence over the Qari’s demise.

They described him as a Quranic figure who spent his life in promoting the sublime Quranic culture 

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Tags: Quran ، Qari ، Houshang Yari ، Iranian
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