BAHAWALPUR - A delegation of Egyptian Qaris visited the Islamia University Bahawalpur (IUB) and mesmerized a huge gathering with their unique Qirat style during Husan-e-Qirat Mehfil here the other day.

The delegation, headed by World Qirat Council Director General Qari Abdul Aal Matwali visited the IUB on special invitation by Vice Chancellor Dr Muhammad Mukhtar.

Al-Sadiq Desert Welfare Organization arranged the Qirat function to provide the locals and students with an opportunity to listen to the recitation of the Holy Quran in soul-touching voices. The delegation comprised of Qari Talha Al-Azhary, Qari Syed Mehdi Nijjati and Qari Syed Jamal Hussein. The local Ulema and Qaris including Qari Ghulam Hussain Al-Fakhrvi, Qari Inayatullah Sialvi, Qazi Fazal Ahmed Siddiqui, Muhammad Afzal Sabri, Abdul Khaliq Chaudhry represented the country. The IUB VC appreciated the management for arrangements to promote religious activities in the university. Meanwhile, Qari Talha Al-Azhary assured full support for the students interested to learn Qirat in Egypt.