Winners of Qur’an contest meet Madinah governor
The two winners of the Holy Qur’an and Hadith Contest conducted in Madinah were allowed an audience with Madinah Gov. Prince Faisal bin Salman at his office in Madinah.
The recitation competition worked out by the General Presidency of Youth Welfare in Madinah in the Prophet’s Mosque, was attended by more than 75 candidates from all parts of the Kingdom.
The competition categories included memorization, recitation and Tajweed principles of the Qur’an and memorization of Nabawi Hadiths.
The students who hailed from Madinah, Ammar Yusuf Al-Oufi and Mohamed Bandar Al-Mujahid, thanked the governor for the opportunity given them to meet him.
Ibrahim bin Musbah, director of the Youth Welfare of the Madinah region, who accompanied the winners to the governor said that the contest was a national event which was targeted to encourage young people to memorize the Book of Allah and the Sunnah of the Prophet (peace be upon him) and enhance the legitimacy of their culture. In addition, he said the event is geared to build their character properly to further strengthen their perceptions and help them maintain their morale and guide them to follow in the footsteps of the Prophet Muhammed (pbuh).