The preliminary round of Iraq’s 11th national Quran competition is being held in different governorates of the Arab country.
According to media, the Quran contest has been organized by the Shias Awqaf Department with the motto of “Representing Iraq, An Honor for All”.
This round has already been completed in governorates such as Diyala, Najaf, Basra, Dhi Qar and Muthanna.
This week, it was the turn for the Quran activists in the governorate of Dewaniya to via for a place in the national round.
In the end, Safa Yaseen Motee came first and will represent Dewaniya in the national event.
Quranic activities have significantly developed in Iraq since the 2003 overthrow of former dictator Saddam Hussein.
There has been a growing trend of Quranic programs such as competitions, recitation sessions and educational programs held in the Arab country in recent years.