30th Annual Quran Competition started in Makkah

Saudi Gazette – Qur’an competition starts Sept. 13 in Makkah

The 7-day 30th annual Qur’an competition is set to start in Makkah from Sept. 13. The competition, started 30 years ago, aims to teach the participants from around the world how best to read the Holy Book and comprehend its meanings and the laws laid down by the Almighty.

The participants at the competition, organized by the Ministry of Islamic Affairs, will also get a chance to visit several areas around the holy city of Makkah including the factory that produces the Kiswa (the Ka’ba cover), a museum of the Two Holy Mosques and Makkah Club for Culture and Art, said Ahmad Al-Nwawi, head of the ministry’s public relations department in Makkah.

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