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Quran recitation in Saudi Arabia, Afghan secures 1st position

Quran recitation in Saudi Arabia, Afghan secures 1st position

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Apr 09, 2016 - 15:58

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): An Afghan Idrees Hashmi has won fist position in a Quraninfo-icon’s recitation contest in Saudi Arabia, his father Syed Aminullah Hashimi said on Saturday.

The father, talking to Pajhwok Afghan News over the telephone from Saudi Arabia, said he was a resident of Chal district in northern Takhar province and had been living in the kingdom over the past 25 years with other Afghan families.

He said students from Saudi Arabia and other countries took part in the recitation competition held at one of Jeddah’s seminaries. He said his son Idrees Hashmi stood first among hundreds of competitors.

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