Awqaf: Egypt achieves top positions in int’l Quran contest

Awqaf Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa said Egyptian competitors have achieved top ranks in the international Quran contest, held on February 8-12, securing the first and second places in three categories of the recitation and memorization of the Holy Quran competitions.

In a statement released on Wednesday 12/2/2020, Gomaa praised the big win achieved by the Egyptians, asserting that the competitors are very promising in the recitation and memorization of Holy Quran.

He said Egypt will always remain in the service of Quran and efforts would be further exerted to increase the number of reciters.

Gomaa said other winners are from Jordan, Belgium, Niger and Tanzania, adding that around 70 competitors from various countries, including 30 African, have taken part.

Source: State Information Service Egypt