Minister of Islamic Affairs Patronizes Closing Ceremony to Honor Winners of Grand Competition for Memorizing Holy Quran in Thailand

Thursday 1444/1/20 - 2022/08/18
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Bangkok, August 18, 2022, SPA -- Minister of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance Sheikh Dr. Abdullatif bin Abdulaziz Al Al-Sheikh patronized the closing ceremony to honor the winners of the grand competition for the memorization of the Holy Quran in the Kingdom of Thailand, which was organized by the Ministry in cooperation with the office of Sheikh Al Islam and the Central Islamic Council in Bangkok, with participation of more than 3,000 male and female contestants.
In his speech which was delivered via video conference at the beginning of the ceremony, Dr. Al Al-Sheikh stressed that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, under the leadership of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and HRH the Crown Prince, is keen to serve Islam and Muslims, and to take care of the Holy Quran to motivate Muslims all over the world to memorize it.
During the ceremony, the winners of the competition in its four branches were honored with prizes of SAR 500,000.
-- SPA
21:34 LOCAL TIME 18:34 GMT