News ID: 331184
Publish Date: 09 January 2012 - 06:19
Navideshahed: The 17th edition of Afghanistan’s Holy Quran Olympiad was held in the capital Kabul earlier this week.

The event was organized in the city’s Khatam-ul-Anbiya Seminary by the Al-Mustafa International University’s representative office.

It was held in 12 categories in two sections, oral and written, with the participation of 1700 individuals from different parts of Afghanistan.

Addressing the opening ceremony on Wednesday, January 4, Hojat-ol-Islam Saleh, Al-Mustafa University’s cultural-educational deputy, said Afghanistan’s Muslims well receive Iran’s cultural programs.

He referred to some of these programs and said 700 individuals from 7 provinces of Afghanistan had taken part in a cultural competition titled “Andishe Motahhar”?. 18 winners were awarded.

He said the Quran Olympiad aimed to promote the Quranic culture in the country, adding that Muslims, as well as memorizing and reciting the Quran, ought to follow the teachings of the Holy Book.

Also speaking was Afghan religious scholar Ayatollah Seyyed Mohsen Hojjat Kaboli who said holding such Quranic programs boosts religious ideas in society.

Two winners of Afghanistan’s Holy Quran Olympiad will be selected to represent the country in the international edition of the Olympiad scheduled to be held in Tehran.

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Source: IQNA

The event was organized in the city’s Khatam-ul-Anbiya Seminary by the Al-Mustafa International University’s representative office. It was held in 12 categories in two sections, oral and written, with the participation of 1700 individuals from different parts of Afghanistan. Addressing the opening ceremony on Wednesday, January 4, Hojat-ol-Islam Saleh, Al-Mustafa University’s cultural-educational deputy, said Afghanistan’s Muslims well receive Iran’s cultural programs. He referred to some of these programs and said 700 individuals from 7 provinces of Afghanistan had taken part in a cultural competition titled “Andishe Motahhar”?. 18 winners were awarded. He said the Quran Olympiad aimed to promote the Quranic culture in the country, adding that Muslims, as well as memorizing and reciting the Quran, ought to follow the teachings of the Holy Book. Also speaking was Afghan religious scholar Ayatollah Seyyed Mohsen Hojjat Kaboli who said holding such Quranic programs boosts religious ideas in society. Two winners of Afghanistan’s Holy Quran Olympiad will be selected to represent the country in the international edition of the Olympiad scheduled to be held in Tehran. The End Source: IQNA
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