Nearly 200 expatriates living in different cities, towns and villages of Tehran province are taking part in the competition.
It has been organized by the Expatriates Department of Tehran Province’s Governor’s Office.
Fatemeh Ahmadi, a cultural expert with the department, told IQNA that 500 individuals took part in the contests’ cities and towns level, of whom 200 made it to the provincial round.
She said the women’s section is being held on Sunday and Monday and men will compete on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Quran memorization, Tarteel and Tahqiq recitation and Quranic concepts are the four categories of the competition, she noted.
Ahmadi went on to say that top winners of this round will make it to the final round, which will be held at the national level.