Karachi, September 21, 2015 (PPI-OT):All Karachi Inter Schools Hifz-o-Qirat Competition 2015 under the aegis of Defence Authority (DA) Iqra Model School Ph-VIII was held at the Auditorium of Defence Authority College for Women Ph-VIII here today. Renowned Islamic Scholar Mufti Abdur Rauf Ghaznawi, Imam Jama Masjid Tooba, DHA Karachi was the chief guest of the function.
A total of 24 students (12 each for Hifz-e-Quran and Husne-Qirat respectively) from twelve reputed institutions of Karachi participated in the spiritual competition. The chief guest Mufti Abdur Rauf emphasized the significance of learning, understanding and reciting the Holy Quran in its essence. He said that Holy Quran was a source of eternal guidance and inspiration for the mankind. He emphasized that recitation of the holy book brings a spiritual and intellectual transformation and change in a person.
He further said that the spirit of Islam envisaged seeking to strive for constantly acquiring knowledge and advancement in life while practicing its teachings and values in practical life. He stated that the best way to follow Quran was to practice its teachings in one’s daily life.
In the Hifz Quran competition Hafiz Muhammad Faiz Mansoori of DA SKBZ College (School Section) got the first position while Hafiza Aisha Nisar DA Iqra Model School and Hafiza Affifa Farooq of DA Model High School Ph-IV were second and third respectively.
In Husan-e-Qirat competition Hafiz Usama Gulsher of DA Iqra Model School Ph-VIII clinched the first position, Hafiz Mahmood-ur-Rehman of Ayesha Bawani Boys Secondary School was second and Hafiz Pirzada Shah Zaman of DA Model School, Ph-VII was declared third.
The overall winning trophy of the competition was won by students of Defence Authority Iqra Model School Ph-VIII. At the end the chief guest distributed prizes among the position holders of the Hifz-o-Qirat Competition.
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