1217 GMT March 30, 2020
Announcing this, head of the Quranic Affairs Center of Awqaf and Charity Affairs Organization, Seyed Mostafa Hosseini, added that 13 committees have been set up for best holding the competition and its sideline program.
The Northwestern city of Tabriz, capital of East Azarbaijan province, will host the competition in February.
“Quran in Tabriz”, “Allameh Tabatabei and the Quran”, and “Master Shahriar and the Quran” are the titles of the three seminars, Hosseini noted.
Allameh Mohammad Hossein Tabatabei (1903- 1981) was a great Muslim scholar, philosopher and Mufasir (Quran commentator) who was famous for his Al-Mizan Quran exegesis.
Seyyed Mohammad Hossein Behjat-Tabrizi (1906- 1988), mainly known by his pen name, Shahriar was a famous Iranian Azerbaijani poet.
Both men were from the city of Tabriz.