HH the Amir attends
final Qur'an ceremony

  • HH the Amir attends final Qur'an ceremony
  • HH the Amir attends final Qur'an ceremony
  • HH the Amir attends final Qur'an ceremony
  • HH the Amir attends final Qur'an ceremony
  • HH the Amir attends final Qur'an ceremony
  • HH the Amir attends final Qur'an ceremony

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah attended on Sunday the concluding ceremony of an international Qur'an contest at Sheraton Kuwait Hotel.

HH the Amir was received at the venue by Deputy Prime Minister for Legal Affairs and Minister of Justice and Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Rashid Al-Hammad, and members of the organizing committee.

His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, National Assembly (parliament) Speaker Jassem Al-Kharafi, senior sheikhs, Deputy Chief of the National Guard Sheikh Meshaal Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, HH Prime Minister Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah, First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah and Deputy Minister of Amiri Diwan Affairs Sheikh Ali Jarrah Al-Sabah and several other senior state officials attended the ceremony.

The National Anthem was played and some Quranic verses were recited at the onset of the ceremony.

Addressing the event, the deputy prime minister for legal affairs thanked HH the Amir for sponsoring and attending the Qur'an contest celebration.

He thanked those who supervised the contest and assessed the contesters for their non-stop efforts for ensuring a successful and fruitful Quranic event.

He noted that contesters from 40 Gulf, Arab and Muslim nations worldwide had been involved in the contest.

The Kuwaiti minister stressed the paramount significance of this Kuwaiti international Quranic memorization contest just like other humanitarian and charitable competitions.

For his part, Arbitration Panel Chief Sheikh Ahmad Isa al-Masrawi thanked HH the Amir for sponsoring this Quranic contest, which reflected his keenness on spurring people from different world countries to learn and memorize the Holy Qur'an.

He spoke highly of this international contest, which he said is marked by the fact that it featured seven types of Quranic readings.

Finally, HH the Amir presented the prizes to the winners and arbitrators of the Quranic competition.

The organizing committee then gave HH the Amir a commemorative gift as a sign of thanks and appreciation for his sponsorship of the great event.

 

 

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