In The Name of
The Arab Republic of Egypt
Peace be upon you and Allah's mercy and blessing.
The Arab Republic of Egypt performs universal competition for memorizing The Holy Quran in the differ countries all over the world in order to encourage them tolearn The Holy Quran by heart. This competition is organized by The Holy Azhar and The Egyptian Ministry of wakfs. It will be held during the period starting on 19 Ramadan 1419 H till 28 Ramadan 1419h corresponding to January 7,1999 G till January 16,1999 G.
It Pleases us if you kindly nominate those who are capable to participate in this competition (one person only), according to the terms stated in the booklet enclosed herewith.
Applications should be delivered to the embassy of The Arab Republic of Egypt in your native country.
Deadline: 1 Shaban 1419 H corresponding to November 21, 1998
The Minister of wakfs
Prof, Dr. Mahmoud Hamdy Zakzouk
Great Rector of Al AZHAR
In The Name of Allah
The Arab Republic of Egypt, The Holy Azhar
1419 H .. 1999 G
The Holy Quran is Allah 's. evident light. It is the straight path which helps the emotions not to deviate and hearts not to be in doubt for the prominent prestige of the Holy Quran and its real influence for guiding people and to realize this sublime aim.
Egypt was anxious since a long time to organize several competitions of memorzing The Holy Quran among the different classes of the Egyptian people, to enliven the spirit of rivalry in this magnificent field.
Due to adhesion to praiseworthy Sunna, we had achieved our aims that encouraged us to spread these activities all over the world, thus Egypt organized this universal competion of memorizing, chanting and reciting The Quran, reading The Quran with tarteel and tajweed in other words, reading The Quran in accordance with the established rules of pronunciation and intonation. In order to encourage The Muslims to learn it by heart and be their Lighthouse and it will be as follows:
Firstly: The Competition has five categories
Secondly: General Terms
Fourthly: General Information
January 7,1999 G till January 16,1999 G. It will bear the cost of transportation, travel only for competitors ands arbitrators.
2- The forms after being filled, should be
The Arab Republic of Egypt, Cairo - Ministry of Wakfs
3- The deadline for receiving the applications is: the first of Shaban 1419 H Corresponding to 21/11/1998 G. To dispatch the form does not automatically give the right to participate in the competition. A competitor should wait till he receives a written approval or the airline tickets.
May Allah guide you to the right path.