Bangladesh`s Ainul Arefin secures 2nd place in Dubai Quran recitation competition
Reported by: UNB Connect
Reported on: Aug 09, 2012 09:02 pm
Reported in: National
Dhaka, Aug 09 (UNB) – Ainul Arefin of Bangladesh secured 2nd position out of scores of competitors from 79 countries in International Quran Recitation Competition held in Dubai on Wednesday. Yasin Bin Hasun of Kuwaiti secured the first position in the prestigious contest. The final round of the international competition, where competitors from 79 countries participated was held in Dubai city of United Arab Emirates (UAE) where Deputy Administrator of Dubai Sheikh Maktum bin Muhammad bin Rashid al Maktum was present as the chief guest. Bangladesh`s Consul General Md Abu Jafar was also present. The programme was part of the 16th Session of the International Quran Conference 2012. Ainul Arefin secured the first position in the International Quran Recitation Competition held in Saudi Arabia in 2010, a PID handout said. A brilliant student of Manipur Siddiqia Madrasa, Ainul got the opportunity to participate in the competition after placing first among 111 competitors in a Quran recitation contest held in the capital and organised by Bangladesh Islamic Foundation. Eldest among the four children- three sons and one daughter – of Maolana Rafiqul Islam and Fatema Aktar, Ainul was born at Brahmapalli village in Mymensingh.
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