International Quran Recitation Association (IQRA)

In 1966, the world renowned Quran Reciters (Qari’s) Association ‘International Quran Recitation Association (IQRA)’ was established.The main aim of establishing IQRA was to introduce the correct Quran recitation (Qira’at) in the whole Asia continent (especially in the Subcontinent). In 1966 & 1967 IQRA organized international Quran recitation conferences in East & West Pakistan where Qari’s from 17 countries attended the conferences.Following after second conference the activities of IQRA came to a halt.

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Flashbacks || 20th International Quran Recitation Conference Bangladesh-2020

February 15, 2020
The 20th International Quran Recitation Conference was held in Bangladesh

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Flashbacks || 20th International Quran Recitation Conference Bangladesh-2020

 February 15, 2020      Dhaka

The 20th International Quran Recitation Conference was held in Bangladesh from 24th January-9th February 2020. The conference was organized by International Quran Recitation Association (IQRA), sponsored by PHP Family Bangladesh, in association with Islamic Foundation Bangladesh.

The opening ceremony of the conference was held at the National Mosque Baitul Mukarrom, Dhaka on 24th January. Sufi Mohammed Mizanur Rahman, Chairman PHP Family, was present as the Chief Patron.

Janab Mawlana Qari Shah Ataullah Ibne Hafejji Hujur, Chairman, Bangladesh Khilafat Andolon; Janab Mahbub Hossain, Additional Inspector General of Bangladesh Police; Janab Abdul Hamid Jamaddar; Director General of Islamic Foundation Bangladesh; Janab Misbahur Rahman Chowdhury, Governor, Board of Governors, Islamic Foundation Bangladesh were present as the special guests.

Sheikh Dr. Samih Al-Asamenah, Secretary, Ministry of Religious Affairs, Jordan and Chairman, Board of Printing & Publications of the Holy Quran in Jordan and several Countries; H. E. Janab Mohammad Reza Nafar, Ambassador for the Islamic Republic of Iran in Bangladesh; H.E. Janab Haji Haris Bin Othman, High Commissioner for Brunei Darussalam in Bangladesh, H.E. Janab Majid Halim, Ambassador for the Kingdom of Morocco in Bangladesh; H.E. Janab Abdul Qayoom Malikzad, Ambassador for the Islamic Republic of Iran in Bangladesh; Janab Fahad Khalifa Al-Attiayah, Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of the State of Qatar at Dhaka; Janab Sameer, Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of the Kingdom of Morocco at Dhaka; Janab Dr. Seyed Hassan Sehat, Cultural Counselor, Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran at Dhaka; Janab Mohammad Fadli, Secretary, High Commission of Malaysia at Dhaka; Janab Tarek Al-Shaer, Cultural Attaché, Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt at Dhaka and Janab Bambang Prihartadi, Minister Counselor, Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia at Dhaka were present as the Guest of Honor.

The participant Qari’s were,

  1. Qari Karim Mansouri, Iran
  2. Sheikh Adel Al Baz, Egypt
  3. Sheikh Ahmad Al Khaldi, Morocco
  4. Qari Huseyin Turkan Al-Azhari, Turkey
  5. Qari Muaz Mustafa Al-Azhari, Thailand
  6. Qari Wan Ainuddin Hilmi Bin Abdullah, Malaysia

Shaikhul Qurra of Bangladesh, Sheikh Ahmad Bin Yusuf Al Azhari chaired the conference.

The conference took place at 16 locations of Bangladesh under the auspices of International Quran Recitation Association (IQRA).

20th IQRA International Qira’at Conference will be held on 24th January, 2020.

January 4, 2020
                  The 20th International Quran

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20th IQRA International Qira’at Conference will be held on 24th January, 2020.

 January 4, 2020      Dhaka

                 

The 20th International Quran Recitation Conference would take place on 24th January 2020 at Dhaka, under the auspices of IQRA, sponsored by PHP Family, in collaboration with the Islamic Foundation Bangladesh.

This year Quran recitation conference will take place at 17 locations in Bangladesh. A number of 7 (seven) Qari’s from Egypt, Iran, Thailand, Jordan, Malaysia, Turkey and Morocco including host Bangladesh will participate in the conference.

 

"خيركم من تعلم القرآن وعلمه"-'The best amongst you are the ones who learn Quran and teach it to others'