Bashundhara Group Managing Director Sayem Sobhan Anvir announced that they will organise the competition internationally from Bangladesh in future.
Expressing his gratitude to Almighty Allah for smoothly holding the competition, he said: “We will organise the competition internationally from Bangladesh in future… Please pray for us so that we can arrange it successfully.”
Powered by Bashundhara Group, the event was held at International Convention City Bashundhara (ICCB) in the capital.
Bashundhara Group Chairman Ahmed Akbar Sobhan inaugurated the programme while international Islamic scholar Mufti Ahmad Afnan of India was the chief guest on the occasion.
Bashundhara Group Managing Director and Baitul Mukarram National Mosque Musalli Committee Chief Adviser Sayem Sobhan Anvir presided over the function.
Sayem Sobhan Anvir also said: “I hope the Quranic talents will brighten the image of Bangladesh internationally through such competition. They’ll achieve new success in future inshahallah. I think Islam means peace, humanity."
He also promised to spread the message of the Quran across the world through this competition.
Meanwhile, Bashundhara Group Chairman Ahmed Akbar Sobhan said, “I will request the Bashundhara Group Managing Director to ensure the start of this contest on February 9 every year. As long as Bashundhara Group and Baitul Mukarram National Mosque exist, this programme will continue.”
The biggest-ever Quran recitation contest in the country ended through the awards ceremony and an Islamic conference at International Convention City Bashundhara (ICCB) in the capital on Saturday.
The programme began with the Quran recitation by internationally awarded Hafez Saleh Ahmad Takreem.
Over 1,000 guests, including Islamic scholars from home and abroad and imams of different mosques, participated in the conference.
For the first time in Bangladesh, Baitul Mukarram National Mosque got involved in a national competition to recognise the Quranic talents.
Earlier, Baitul Mukarram National Mosque Musalli Committee organised the competition during the fasting month of Ramadan in association with Bashundhara Group.
BDST: 0745 HRS, May 21, 2023