The Holy Sanctuary of Aba Al-Fadl Al-Abbas (peace be upon him) embraces the closing ceremony of the first preparatory competition for memorizing the Holy Quran on Saturday afternoon the 27th of Jumada al-Ula 1438 AH corresponding to the 25th of February 2017, and which was held by the Center of preparation of readers and memorizers at the Institute of the Holy Quran of the Al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine, with the participation of 60 competitors from various branches of the Institute in Karbala and beyond, programmed within the national project for the preparation of memorizers of the Holy Quran.
The ceremony started with the recitation of verses of the Holy Quran by the reader Mohamad Muhsin Jaw'an; one of the students of the Institute of the Holy Quran, followed by the word of the Secretariat General of the Al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine delivered by the Institute Director; Sheikh Jawad al-Nasrawi, which is started it by thanking all those who have contributed in the success of this competition, then he has shown the great status and reward of those who memorize the Holy Quran, and added: "There is no looser in this competition, as all the participants have already the reward, and they will participate in local and international competitions."
Then the participating students in this competition have shown their skills in memorizing the Holy Quran, starting by Mustafa Saadoun who memorizes twenty Juz', and the audience has tested him by reciting the beginning of a chapter that he recited the rest of its verses.
Followed by Ali Ra'd Mohamad who memorizes three Juz', and the attendees were reciting a verse and he was giving them its correct number, the name of the chapter, the page number and Juz' then continues the recitation.
The arbitration committee has given then its word, which was delivered on their behalf by the Quranic arbitrator; Mr. Qassem Hami, in which he said: "This competition has the level of a national competition, thanks to the efforts of the Institute and the Center of the preparation of readers in upbringing a group of memorizers who will represent Iraq in international competitions, and all the thanks to the participants and their teachers. The committee was keen to have an arbitration in accordance with the regulations in force in Iraq and beyond, and the conditions set by the Institute were extremely accurate and of great quality to enable the memorizers to develop their memorizing skills and mastering the recitation respecting its complete rules. And it was an integrated project that will have a bright future."
Then tribute was paid to the arbitration committee of the competition and the winners names were announced, and they were as follows:
The winners who memorize one Juz':
- Amir Ahmed 'ajil
- Mustafa Mohammed Jaafar
- Saleh Ali Karrar
The winners who memorize three Juz'. They are:
- Mohamed Hossam Mohsen
- Mousa Fa'ez Qasim
- Ali Mohammed Raad
The winners who memorize five Juz'. They are:
- Maitham Ibrahim Mohamed
- Wisam Khoam Abdul-Kadhim
- Moqtada al-Mushtaq
The winners who memorize ten Juz'. They are:
- Sajjad Hussain
- Abbas Haider Mohammed
- Morteza Raed Awad
The winners who memorize fifteen Juz'. They are:
- Haider Rashid Flaih
- Anis Hussein Mohsen
- Name withheld for not obtaining the required degree
The winners who memorize twenty Juz'. They are:
- Hassan Mohammed Jassim
- Mohammad Allawi Hasan
- Mustafa Saadoun Jaber