With the attendance of the CEO of the Royal Commission in Jubail Dr. Mosleh H. Al-Otaibi and a number of the Royal Commission’s senior officials , the Royal Commission in Jubail represented by the Religious Affairs Section of the Social Services Department in collaboration with the Charitable Society for the Holy Quran Memorization in Jubail organized last Wednesday the 23rd Holy Quran Annual Contest. The contest, in which more than 1527 male and female contestants participated with prizes up to 200,000 Saudi Riyals, was held in Conference Hall, Al Fanateer in Jubail Industrial city and included various age groups and different educational levels for both genders.
The Prizes were distributed over five categories: Al-Rayaheen for preschool children, (male & female) , teachers certified by the Charitable Society for the Holy Quran Memorization in Jubail, the public (male & female) residents of Jubail, and two new categories i.e. individuals with special needs and non-Arabic speakers, specially domestic workers.
Mr. Adel Khader, Religious Affairs Section Manager of the Social Services Department, said in his message that the Social Services Department has prepared a package of valuable and various projects and programs for Jubail city residents. This contest has been held for 23 years and reflects the efforts exerted by the Royal Commission in serving the Holy book of Allah, the Almighty.
Mr. Khader pointed out that this year’s contest is the highest in terms of the number of contestants ,1527, and the value of prizes that exceeds 200,000 Saudi Riyal.
After that, several performances, interviews, and a chant entitled “ shaoq al-hanaya” were presented. At the end of the ceremony, the CEO of the Royal Commission in Jubail honored the winners and the co-sponsors of the competition.