A record 103 contestants participated in DIHQA
this year, with 13 candidates being disqualified due to poor quality of their performance in the preliminary round.
Ibrahim Mohamed Bu Melha, advisor to the Ruler of Dubai for Cultural and Humanitarian Affairs and Head of DIHQA
Organising Committee, the programme offered inmates a precious opportunity to start anew, be good citizens, behave well, and make good use of their time during their jail terms, and thereafter.
HE Engineer Hamad Buamim, Director General, Dubai Chamber, expressed his delight in hosting the annual DIHQA
event which he said has now become an iconic event for Dubai.
The results of the recitation competition were declared at the close of the DIHQA
on September 20.
The closing ceremony of the 21st DIHQA
will be held at Dubai Scientific and Cultural Association Building on Wednesday.
HE Ohoud Khalfan Al Roumi, Minister of State for Happiness, HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA, and HE Ibrahim Bu Melha, Adviser to the Ruler of Dubai for Cultural and Humanitarian Affairs and Head of the DIHQA
organising committee, attended the event, which featured a lecture by Sheikh Saad Al Atiq from Saudi Arabia, on the Secrets of Happiness.
features Holy Qur'an memorisation contests as well as a multitude of other ceremonies and activities aimed at confirming and celebrating Islamic values.
Ibrahim Mohamed Bu Melha, adviser to the Ruler of Dubai for Cultural and Humanitarian Affairs and head of DIHQA
organising committee, said all units are busy laying down schedules for receiving eminent scholars, members of the arbitration committee, as well as the contestants and their assistants.
Continuing its efforts in hosting the various activities of the Dubai International Holy Quran Award (DIHQA
), the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry is also sponsoring the first lecture by Islamic preacher Saleh Al Maghamsi during the 20th session of DIHQA
at its auditorium on Tuesday, June 7 evening.
An Islamic teacher in Dagestan, Gadzhimurad has performed at several competitions with some success, but believes DIHQA
is the best of all.
The announcement has been made by Ibrahim Mohammed Bu Melha, adviser to the Ruler of Dubai for Cultural and Humanitarian Affairs and head of organising committee, DIHQA
Summary: Prof Dr Mohammed Abdulrahim Sultan Alolama, member of the DIHQA
organising committee and head of competitions unit, said valuable prizes await the winners.