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Royal approval issued to hold international Qur’an writing competition

May 18, 2022

RIYADH — Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman has issued his approval to hold an international competition in writing of the Holy Qur’an next year by the King Fahd Complex for the Printing of the Holy Qur’an under the supervision of the Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance.

Minister of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance and Supervisor General of the complex Sheikh Dr. Abdullatif bin Abdulziz Al Al-Sheikh extended appreciation and gratitude to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and the Crown Prince for their special care and big attention in printing, spreading and teaching the Holy Qur’an.

Al-Sheikh noted that the competition, to be held next Shaban (February 2023), aims to give an opportunity to those people distinguished in writing the Holy Qur’an, including skilful calligraphers and ensure their participation in writing the Holy Qur’an.

He said the competition will provide an opportunity to exchange expertise and opinions among calligraphers.

The minister said the conditions of the competition will be announced soon.

The ministry called on interested candidates to fill up an attached questionnaire, available on the complex's website, and sent it to the email: ketabat-almushaf@qurancomplex.gov.sa. — SPA


May 18, 2022
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