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The Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs has announced to participate in an international competition for memorising Holy Quran in Croatia in which Qatar bagged first prize last year.
Croatia whose capital is Zagreb is located in Central and Southern Europe, on the Adriatic Sea.
A delegation from the Religious Calling and Guidance Department at the Ministry will move on Thursday to Croatia for the participation of the fourth edition of the International Holy Quran Contest in Croatia, said a release.The delegation will comprise with candidate Abdullah Hamad Bu Sahridah and supervisor Yusuf Mohamad Hashi.
The candidate from Qatar Abdul Aziz Abdullah Al Hamiri got first prize in the competition of memorising Holy Quran completely held last year.
The Qatari candidate Abdullah Hamad Bu Sahridah has been excellent candidate from Qatar and bagged a number of prizes in the international Holy Quran competitions organized in all over the world in the past.
Bu Sahridah bagged first prize in an international Holy Quran memorizing contest organized in Khartoum, capital of Sudan. He also obtained first prize in the International King Abdul Aziz Holy Quran competition at Mecca, second prize in the International Holy Quran Contest at Algeria and third prize at the International Holy Quran Contest in Malaysia.
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