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The 22nd Dubai International Holy Qur’an Award.

5/30/2018 12:00:00 AM   |      |   

The 22nd Dubai International Holy Qur’an Award.

DUBAI, 30th May, 2018 (WAM) -- The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, DEWA, is a Platinum Sponsor of the 22nd Dubai International Holy Qur’an Award, which runs until 20 Ramadan 1439 AH (2018AD).

The event will take place at the amphitheater of the Dubai Chamber, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai.

This year’s award is named "Zayed Al Khair" in line with the Year of Zayed in the UAE, which celebrates the birth centennial of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. This is part of DEWA’s corporate social responsibility, CSR, program to sponsor cultural, religious and social events that improve the establishment of Islam’s values and principles within society.

"Every year, we sponsor the activities of the Dubai International Holy Qur’an Award because of its great value and importance in urging Muslim communities around the world to read, memorize and recite the Holy Qur’an, especially during the Holy Month of Ramadan. Through this sponsorship, we seek to promote this prestigious award among global awards and competitions.

"The award has received great attention and participation from Islamic countries and communities. This supports our efforts to promote Dubai and the UAE’s status as a global hub for culture and humanitarianism. This also supports the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum to highlight the meaning of tolerance and moderation in the teachings of Islam," said Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of DEWA.

He commended the efforts of the organizers by paying special tribute to the distinguished personalities and organizations who serve Islam around the world, supporting the talents of international reciters, and highlighting their excellence in the service of the Holy Qur’an and its teachings.

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