Karachi: Inter Schools Hifz-o-Qirat Competition 2013 was held at the Auditorium of Defence Authority College for Women Ph-VIII here Monday. Rear Admiral R Prof Dr. Sarfaraz Hussain, Vice Chancellor DHA Suffa University was the chief guest of the function.
Dr Sarfaraz Hussain emphasized the significance of learning and reciting the Holy Quran and understanding its meanings. He said that Quran was a source of guidance and inspiration for the mankind. He reiterated that recitation of the holy book brings a spiritual and intellectual transformation in a person and greatly impacts human life.
He further said that the spirit of Islam envisaged seeking to strive for constant knowledge and advancement in life while practicing its teachings and values in its real essence. He stated that the best way to follow Quran was to practice its teachings in one’s daily life.
In the Hifz-o-Quran competition Mehak Adil of Defence Authority Iqra Model School got the first position while M Taha Yaseen of Army Public School, Rashid Minhas Road and Abdul Rehman of Defence Authority Model High School Ph-VII were second and third respectively.
In Husan-e-Qirat competition Usama Gulsher of Defence Authority Iqra Model School Ph-VIII clinched the first position, Shah Zaman of Defence Authority Model High School Ph-VII was second and Zaeem Ali of Defence Authority SKBZ College was declared third.
The overall winning trophy of the competition was won by students of Army Public School, Rashid Minhas Road Karachi. At the end the chief guest distributed prizes among the position holders of the Hifz-o-Qirat Competition.