Wednesday, 4 August 2010

Al-Quran Reciters (52nd International) - results/videos

Name : Hani Abdel Aziz Ahmed
Surah : Al - Anfaal
Ayat : 59
Country : Mesir
Age : 30 Years
Participation : First Time
Position : First in men's category

Name : Samia Khanan
Surah : Luqman
Ayat : 12
Country : Pakistan
Age : 35 Years
Participation : 2nd time
Position : First in women's category

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 3 (Bernama)

Egyptian Hani Abdel Aziz Ahmad and Pakistan's Samia Khanan were respectively judged champion in the men and women's category of the 52nd International Quran Reciters Assembly (Tilawah Al-Quran) held at the Putra World Trade Centre, here, tonight.

They each won US$10,000 (about RM31,975) in cash, a trophy, souvenir and certificate of participation which were presented to them by Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin.

Hani scored 91.46 per cent of the marks and Samia, 91.08 per cent.


The theme for the eight-day tilawah from July 27 with 76 participants from 47 countries, was "Strengthening Brotherhood, Empowering the Ummah (Community)".

Last year, there were 66 participants from 43 countries.

Four countries which took part in the tilawah for the first time this year were Kazakhstan, Surinam, Zambia and Djibouti.

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