Under the Patronage of His Excellency the Director General
The Royal Commission Honors Memorizers of the Holy Quran
HE Eng. Mohammed A. Al-Juwaiser, the Director General of the Royal Commission in Jubail, patronized last Sunday, 05. 03. 2006, the 13th Annual Holy Quran Contest. The Royal Commission's Social Services Department organized the contest at Ibn Taimiyah Mosque, Al-Fanateer Seafront. The event was attended by His Eminence Dr. Riyadh A. Al-Muhaidib, President of Jubail Court of Justice and Head of the Holy Quran Memorization Society, Jubail Governorate, His Eminence Faisal A. Al-Fawzan, a judge at Jubail Court of Justice, and Their Excellencies deputies of the Director General of the Royal Commission in Jubail and a number of officials and the students' fathers.
In his speech, Mr. Mohammed A. Al-Saleh, Director of Social Services Department, welcomed attendees and reiterated the keenness of the Royal Commission to keep this contest in succession through follow-up, sponsorship and support. Mr. Al-Saleh pointed out that the contest of this year had been organized in five levels and the number of contesters reached 715 of different nationalities which confirmed the success of this contest in its thirteenth consecutive year. At the end of his speech, Mr. Al-Saleh thanked the audience and entities that had offered the gifts and prizes.
His Eminence Dr. Al-Muhaidib also addressed the audience and urged students' fathers to encourage children to benefit from their leisure time by memorizing the Holy Quran. In the meantime, he congratulated the contesters for having memorized the Holy Quran and thanked the Royal Commission in Jubail for organizing the event. Furthermore, he thanked the other sponsors of the contest.
Afterwards, some recitation styles were presented by a number of participants.
At the end of the ceremony, HE Eng. Al-Juwaiser awarded prizes to those ranked first in each level. He also honored the sponsors of the contest, the judging panels and organizers.
It is worth mentioning that this contest comes within the framework of the numerous activities organized by the Religious Affairs Section of the Social Services Department, noting that such constructive activities receive every care and attention from the Royal Commission since they encourage youngsters to memorize the Holy Quran.