0655 GMT December 15, 2019
According to the Astan (custodianship) of the holy shrine, 30 young Pakistani Qur'an activists attended the session.
Nasser Abbas, an official with the Astan, said the children and teenagers are members of Jamran Qur'anic Institute in Pakistan.
He added that the Astan has covered the expenses of their pilgrimage to Iraq.
Wisal Heydar, director of Jamran Qur'anic Institute, thanked Astan officials for hosting the Pakistani Qur'an activists and said they were honored to participate in the Qur'anic session at the holy shrine.
He further noted that Jamran Qur'anic Institute, in the city of Karachi, holds courses on memorization and recitation of the Qur'an.
He said some 500 children and teenagers have so far learned the entire Qur'an by heart at the institute.