Manama, Bahrain: t'azur Company b.s.c. (c), ("t'azur"), a regional Takaful (Islamic Insurance) company headquartered in the Kingdom of Bahrain today announced that it will be the featured sponsor of the annual Quran Memorization Contest held by Wahat Al Quran in Al Eslah Society due to take place in January 2011.
"t'azur continuously looks for various means to promote community and spiritual values, therefore we are proud to have the opportunity to partner with Al Eslah Society in sponsoring the Quran Memorization Contest.
t'azur is committed to support the Islamic activities and encourage the development of the young generation in their noble undertaking of memorizing the Quran." said Sheikh Dr. Abdulaziz Bin Naif Al Orayer, t'azur's Chairman of the Board of Directors.
The chairman of Wahat Al-Qur'an, Sheikh Abdul-Rahman Al-Moosa highly valued the role of t'azur in sponsoring such a program which has a great role in social responsibility.
Contestants ranging from grades 1 - 12 from schools all across the Kingdom compete at the annual contest for the meticulous rendition of the Holy Quran and to have the chance to win prizes. The event draws participation of contestants who are chosen at a qualifying ceremony presided over by a jury panel consisting of local Islamic scholars.
"The 13th edition of the contest last year attracted 200 participants including both boys and girls from over 60 schools" according to chairman of Wahat Al-Qur'an, Sheikh Abdul-Rahman Al-Moosa. To qualify all contestants must be able to recite the entire Chapters chosen from the Holy Quran from memory. Participation in the competition is open for Bahrainis and expatriates.
In addition to the sponsorship of the contest, t'azur continuously strives to help the community through various enriching initiatives such as the company blood donation at Salmaniya Hospital held earlier this year and by donating gifts at the Oncology and kidney failure wards at Hospital's during Eid. To date, t'azur has offices in Bahrain, Qatar and Kuwait, with further expansion to follow in the near future.