Makkah to host Al-Qur`an competition
There will be 21 contestants in the first category for the memorization of Quran in full with recitation and interpretation of meanings, 52 in the second category for memorization of 20 parts with recitation, 38 in the third category for memorization of 15 parts with recitation, 43 in the fourth category for memorization of 10 parts with recitation, and 13 in the fifth category for memorization of five parts with recitation.
The ministry has earmarked huge amount of money for meeting the expense of the competition. The first five winners in all the five categories will get a cash prize totaling to SR 888,000.
The first five winners in the first category will be presented with SR 75,000, SR 72,000, SR 69,000, SR 66,000, SR63,000 respectively.