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13 prisoners take part in Quran recital contest

Thirteen inmates who memorised between one and three chapters of the Quran took part in a contest at Al Falia Central Prison in Ras Al Khaimah on Tuesday.

Thirteen inmates at the recitation contest at Al Falia Central Prison in Ras Al Khaimah on Tuesday. Courtesy of Tamer Assal
Thirteen inmates at the recitation contest at Al Falia Central Prison in Ras Al Khaimah on Tuesday. Courtesy of Tamer Assal

ABU DHABI // Thirteen inmates who memorised between one and three chapters of the Quran took part in a recitation contest at Al Falia Central Prison in Ras Al Khaimah on Tuesday.

Prisoners of various ages and nationalities competed in three categories during the one-day contest, which was organised by the Quran Sciences Institute of Ras Al Khaimah.

The winners of the 13th RAK Holy Quran Award will be honoured at a special ceremony in coming weeks, officials said.

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