8:45 - September 09, 2018
News ID: 3466727
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Abdullah Abdul Mateen Usmani, an Indian expatriate in Saudi Arabia, has recently been declared winner of the annual Quran recitation contest organized by Jamia Tahfiz-ul-Quran Mecca region.


Usmani hails from the southern Indian city of Hyderabad.

One thousand Huffaz (memorizers of the Holy Quran) participated in the event with 13 of them scoring marks between 95 and 99.

In the second competition that ensued Abdullah Abdul Mateen Usmani was declared the winner.

Prince Mishaal Bin Majed, Governor of Jeddah, was the chief guest at the gala event with hundreds of senior officials, philanthropists and parents of the participants in attendance.

He distributed the prizes among the winners with first prize going to Mateen, who was given a car.

Jamia Tahfiz-ul-Quran is an institution and center established for the students to memorize and recite Holy Quran.

The Jamia holds the competition every year to encourage students and other participants.



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