HH Amir patronizes, attends Kuwait Quran ceremony

 

Kuwait's 4th International Holy Quran Competition closing ceremony was held on Wednesday April, 10th, 2013 under auspices of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.

The ceremony was attended by HH the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Speaker of the National Assembly Ali Al-Rashed, former speaker Jassem Al-Kharafi, senior Sheikhs, HH Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, Acting Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Ahmad Al-Humoud Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and top officials.

The ceremony started with the Kuwaiti National Anthem, followed by reciting verses of the Holy Qur'an. Then, Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Shareeda Abdullah Al-Mousherji addressed and thanked HH the Amir for his patronage of this contest and appreciated His Highness' effort at this level. A total of 107 participants from 58 countries gathered in Kuwait to take part in this contest, he said.

President of the Prize Jury Sheikh Abdulaziz Fadel Al-Enizi gave a speech, hailing the fruitful instructions by HH the Amir in organizing this event, and stressed on the distinguished effort of Kuwait in serving the Holy Qur'an, encouraging youth to recite and memorize the holy verses.

Later, a group of children gave a speech expressing deep gratitude to HH the Amir, echoing identical warm sentiments toward him.

HH the Amir distributed prizes to the winning participants, jury and organizes of the activity. A memorial gift was presented to HH Sheikh Sabah.

 

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