11:21 - June 11, 2018
News ID: 3466046
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The closing ceremony of Algeria’s 15th international Quran competition will be held Monday night.


Winners will be announced and awarded at the closing ceremony in the capital Algiers.

Representatives of 53 countries have participated in this edition of the international Quranic contest.

A national Quran memorization competition for children and teenagers under the age of 15 was held on the sidelines of the event.

The international competition is annually held in the categories of Quran memorization, Tajweed recitation and Tafseer (Quran interpretation).

It has been organized in Algeria every year since 2003 and is sponsored by Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika.

This year’s edition got underway on Tuesday, June 5.

Memorizer of the entire Quran Mohammad Mahmoudi is representing the Islamic Republic of Iran in the competition.

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