Virtual National Quran Competition 2020 commenced. It was inaugurated by His Excellency, Vice President Mr. Faisal Naseem.
Addressing in the ceremony, Mr.Faisal Naseem stated that, it is of utmost importance to bring up children who love Quran and make them recite according tajweedh. Also he mentioned that, though Maldives is facing hard days, it is vision of government to make as many people as possible to participate in this virtual Quran competition. Moreover, he thanked all those who is trying to pass the knowledge of Quran to others.
Apart from Vice President, Minister of Islamic Affairs Dr.Ahmed Zahir Ali addressed in this ceremony. He highlighted that Quran recitation is an act of worship. Also he said that, since this Quran competition is held during the days of COVID-19 pandemic, this symbolizes the importance that government gives to enhance the knowledge of Quran in the hearts of Maldivians. Hence he thanked HEP Ibrahim Mohamed Solih for this tremendous contribution.
More information regarding this Quran competition will be available on https://portal.nchq.gov.mv and ministry website https://www.gov.mv/en/organisations/ministry-of-islamic-affairs.