Tehran 30th International Qur’an competition names jurors

The 30th Tehran International Qur’an Competition organizers have released the names of jurors selected to judge in various categories of the year’s competition.

A number of Iranian and international reciters were selected to serve at the jury panel of the 2013 Tehran International Qur’an Competition, the State Endowment and Charity Affairs Organization announced.

Rizwan Darwish from Syria, Junaidin Idris from Indonesia, Ikmal Zaidi bin Hashim from Malaysia, Adel Khalil Mahmoud from Lebanon, and Abdel Monem Ahmed Mohammad from Sudan are among the foreign jury members.

The panel is also to host five other foreign reciters and nine Iranian members.

Prominent Iranian reciter Abdul Rasoul Abaei was selected to preside over the jury members of this year’s competition.

Hashem Soltannejad and Vahid Vakili have been named to represent Iran in the memorization and recitation categories at the upcoming event.

This year’s competition is also slated to host a seminar on Qur’anic research that will be held on the sidelines of the international contest.

The 30th International Qur’an Competitions is scheduled to take place from June 1 to 7, 2013.

By Press TV


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