The Muslim World League (MWL) has honored the children who won the annual competition for Qur’an memorization in Pakistan, and offered them prizes and cash awards.
It came during an event organized by the MWL’s regional office in Islamabad on Saturday, sponsored by the president of Pakistan, Dr. Arif Alvi.
The event was attended by Pakistan’s Federal Minister for Religious Affairs Noorul Haq Qadri, and MWL Assistant Secretary-General Dr. Abdul-Rahman Al-Zeid, Saudi Ambassador to Pakistan Nawaf Saeed Al-Malki, and MWL Regional Director Saad Al-Harthi.
Alvi congratulated the winners and expressed his gratitude for the MWL’s efforts in various areas, including its support for the Holy Qur’an memorization competition.
He commended the Kingdom’s efforts to serve Islam and Muslims, and to care for the Two Holy Mosques, as well as pilgrims.
The president stressed that Pakistan gives great importance to its deep-rooted relationship with the Kingdom, which is based on common religious and cultural denominators and distinguished by brotherhood between the people of the two countries.
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