Kathmandu, February 12, 2024, The Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Dawah, and Guidance, in collaboration with the Islamic Commission in Nepal, recently orchestrated a Quran memorization competition at the federal level in Kathmandu, the capital of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal. The event garnered the presence of notable dignitaries including the Saudi Ambassador to Nepal, Saad bin Nasser Abu Haimed, the President of the Islamic Commission Shemim Mia Ansari, and the Ministry’s coordinator Badr Al-Anzi, alongside various officials and Islamic luminaries.
During his address, Ambassador Abu Haimed expressed sincere appreciation to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and His Royal Highness the Crown Prince, acknowledging their steadfast commitment to Islam and Muslims. He lauded their unwavering dedication to the Quran, evident through their initiatives to organize both local and international competitions encompassing Quran recitation, memorization, and interpretation. Additionally, their tireless endeavors extend to the translation and dissemination of the Quran's meanings in multiple languages worldwide.
The competition attracted a total of 350 participants, comprising individuals of both genders, who vied for supremacy across four distinct categories. Following rigorous evaluation, 18 winners were selected across these categories, signifying the culmination of a spirited and enriching contest.