Umaamath Abbas wins MARES Quran contest in Maalhos
by Mohamed Afrah
Umaamath Abbas (from Vaguthee Hiyaa house) has won first place in Baa atoll Maalhos island’s Maalhos Recreation and Environment Society’s (MARES) 10th annual Quran recitation competition.
Sibaa Abdul Rasheed (from Eight house) won second place while ranking third is Aminath Shaheem (from Lily-ge house).
Atoll capital Eydhafushi’s sheikh Abdul “Majeed-be” Majeed and two international hafiz served as judges for the contest aimed to instill love for Islam’s holy scripture.
Maalhos Council President Abdullah Sujau awarded the winners at a special ceremony.