The Supreme Jury for the International Quran and call to prayer Competitions


Dr. Fahad Al-Andas‏

Saudi Arabia

Secretary-General of the Holy Quran and call to prayer competition. He holds a master’s degree with first-class honors in recitations and the script of the Quran, and a doctorate with first-class honors in verses of rulings from Imam Mohammad bin Saud Islamic University. Worked as a professor in the Holy Quran and its sciences at Prince Sattam bin Abdulaziz University in Al-Kharj, and as an imam and preacher at King Faisal Air College for 27 years. He has previous experience in the assessment and supervision of international Holy Quran competitions. Author of several books in the sciences of the Holy Quran, most notably: Interpretation of Surat Al-Feel, Al-Imdad in the Holy Quran, Al-Ziyadah and Ihsan in the Sciences of the Quran by Ibn Aqila Al-Makki, investigation and study, in addition to a number of published researches.

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Adil al-Kalbani

Saudi Arabia

Spent most of his life leading the worshipers at King Khalid Mosque in Riyadh. He has licenses in some Quran readings and hadith. Studied at the hands of many eminent scholars such as Sheikh Abdullah bin Jibreen, Sheikh Hassan bin Ghanem, and Professor Mustafa Muslim. Imam of Tarawih prayers in the Grand Mosque in 1429 AH / 2008 AD.


Mishary Rashid Al-Afasy


A renowned reciter and imam of the Grand Mosque in the State of Kuwait. Founded Al-Afasy satellite channel in 2004. Published the text of the science of readings and recorded and filmed many nasheeds in various countries of the world.


Mahmoud Ahmed Al-Akkawi


The Sheikh of Beirut reciters and member of the International Council for Holy Quran Perfect Recitation Sheikhs in Makkah. Graduate of Al-Azhar Institute of Readings. He obtained a high and specialized certificate in the ten minor and major readings and has a bachelor's degree in Islamic law. Assessor for many international contests in the Islamic and Arab world and a participant in many Quranic workshops in many countries.


عبدالرافع رضوان الشرقاوي


مقرئ القراءات العشر الصغرى والكبرى، عمل مدرّسا في كلية اللغة العربية بجامعة الأزهر، ثم ارتحل إلى المدينة المنورة في عام ١٣٩٥ ه‍ ليعمل أستاذاً بكلية القرآن الكريم بالجامعة الإسلامية، وهو عضو متفرغ في اللجنة العلمية بمجمع الملك فهد لطباعة المصحف الشريف, وعضو حاليًا في لجنة الإشراف على تسجيل المصاحف المرتلة.


Dr. Abdul Rahim Al-Naboulssi


Secretary-General of the Reciters and Teaching Recitation Association and Sheikh of the Imam Shatby Chair for Recitations in Morocco. Worked as a Professor of Readings at the Faculty of Arabic Language in Marrakech, Professor of Grammar and Morphology at the Faculty of Arabic Language at Umm Al-Qura University in Makkah, and Professor of Readings at the Imam Shatby Institute in Jeddah and Mohammed V University in Rabat. Has many studies, and books in readings and its sciences.


Bahloul Abu Arqoub


Accredited Teacher of Holy Quran memorization for more than 35 years and an expert and professor of sounds and maqamat. Holds a BA in Shariah Sciences and a Master's degree in Financial Accounting. Participated in many lectures and training courses on maqamat and was an assessor in many competitions on the recitation of the Holy Quran and nasheeds.


Dr. Ahmed Mian Thanvi


A reciter of the ten minor and major readings, the head of the Quran review committee in Pakistan, the head of the Readings Department and the President of, Dar Al Uloom Islamic University in Lahore, Pakistan. Has many international memberships in recitation and the sciences of the Holy Quran and its competitions. Participated in many international conferences and has many recordings of the recitations of the Holy Quran on Pakistani radio.


Miftahul Arifin Materai


A perfect memorizer with a beautiful voice, certified in the seven readings, holds a bachelor's degree in Quranic studies from the University of the Holy Quran and Islamic Sciences in Yemen. Member of the Council of Quranic Verses and Chains of Narration in Indonesia, and an assessor for many local Quranic competitions. Student of major reciters in Madinah, which had a great impact on his career.


Mohammed El-Hadi Toure


Studied the science of the Quran, readings, Sharia and hadith and was a student of senior reciters from Madinah, Egypt and the Levant. Has a talent for recitation and the Quranic institutes in Senegal gave him the title: “The Reader of Senegal”. Coordinates Quranic study circles and trains teachers and students in the Department of Memorizing the Holy Quran in the Dar Al-Arqam Association. He has many contributions to the Department of Education for Young People.


Ibrahim Sabirov


Graduate of the Russian Islamic University. He holds a master's degree in Islamic law from the Bulgarian Islamic Academy. Chair of the Union of Memorizers and Reciters of the Holy Quran and the supervisor of the General Department of the Holy Book and Sunnah Service of the Muslim World League in Russia. Assessor for many local and international competitions in Russia and many countries.