- $1.83 million (N192 million) has been set aside by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for Qur’an, Adthan competitions
- The contest was announced Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to Nigeria, Adnan Bostaji, in a statement
- Bostaji called on Muslims across the world to continue to submit their applications
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has organised a $1.83 million (N192 million) worth of competition for all Muslims across the world.
The General Entertainment Authority (GEA) of Saudi Arabia while making the announcement for this year's Qur’an Recitation and Adthan competition called on Muslims across the world to continue to submit their applications.
The General Entertainment Authority of Saudi Arabia while making the announcement for this year's Qur’an Recitation and Adthan competition called on Muslims across the world to continue to submit their applications.
A statement issued by the GEA through the Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to Nigeria, Adnan Bostaji, said the competition is aimed at showcasing rich diversity of Muslim cultures all over the world.
Bostaji said the cultures will be shown through the style of Qur’an recitation and Adthan performances in line with Saudi Arabia’s mission to further develop the role of the private sector in the country.
The statement said while SAR5 million ($1.3 million) is up for grabs for the winner of the Qur’an recitation competition, SAR2 million ($530,000) will be provided for the winner of the Adthan competition.
Encouraging many Muslim faithfuls to apply for the contest, Bostaji said 21,000 people from over 162 countries have submitted their applications, with 11,000 for the Qur’an recitation, and 9,000 for the Adthaan.
Stating that deadline for the registration for the contest is at the end of July, Bostaji said the competition will hold from August 24 to September 24.
Winners will also be announced and awarded throughout the final stage, which will run from September 25 until October 25.
The GEA also said that applicants interested in the contest can do their registration through the website: https://quranathanawards.com
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the governor of Kaduna stare, Nasir El-Rufai, had condemned the spread of fake news by many individuals and organisations on social media.
The governor also warned Muslims in Nigeria that spreading fake news is condemned by the Qur'an.
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