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Al Noor International School triumphs in Quran contest

TDT | Manama                                                    

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Al Noor International School marked a momentous occasion yesterday as it hosted a ceremony to recognise the outstanding achievements of students in the ‘Quran Recitation and Memorizing’ competition.

His Excellency Issa Sami Al Mannai, Undersecretary of Justice and Islamic Affairs, graced the event as the chief guest and, alongside Mr. Ali Hasan, the school Chairman, awarded prizes and certificates to students spanning grades one through twelve.

In attendance were esteemed guests, including the school Director, Dr. Muhammad Mashood, Principal Mr. Abdul Hakim Al-Shaer, officials from the Ministry of Justice and Islamic Affairs and Endowments, the Ministry of Education, as well as other dignitaries, members of the QA Department, Head Teachers, staff, and proud parents.



The welcome address was eloquently delivered by Ali Muhammad Hassan and Omar Mohammad Ateeq of grade 10. The ceremony showcased the remarkable talents of students through the recitation of verses from the Holy Quran, featuring Ziad Al-Azam Muhammad Saif of Grade 11, Muhammad Ibrahim Ahmed of Grade 12, Mahmoud Ibrahim Ahmed of Grade 12, Ibrahim Muhammad Imran of Grade 11, Muhammad Mustafa Khaled of Grade 8, Gibran Mahmoud Jan of Grade 10, Rahha Sultana Anwar of Grade 10, Hassan Munir Ahmed of Grade 5, Hassan Issa Abu Khamas of Grade 5, Muhammad Rajab Abdul Karim of Grade 6, and Ali Rajab Abdul Karim of Grade 5.

Their soulful renditions captivated the audience. The chief guest, His Excellency Issa Sami Al Mannai, accompanied by Mr. Ali Hasan, then honored and distributed prizes to 150 students who demonstrated exceptional Quran memorization skills and excelled in the recitation competition.

Mr. Abdullah Abdul Aziz Qahtan Al-Omari, Director of the Holy Quran Affairs Department, along with Dr. Muhammad Mashood, the school Director, also recognized and awarded prizes to 100 students who exhibited commendable Quran memorization. Around 5,000 students participated in the competition, with 800 finalists and 250 winners across various categories, including surah memorisation, recitation excellence, best voice, and tajweed.