Inception of correct Quran Recitation and Qira’at in Bangladesh and history of establishing “Institute of Quranic Science and Phonetics Bangladesh(معهد القراءات بنغلاديش)”:

The “Institute of Quranic Science and Phonetics Bangladesh (معهد القراءات بنغلاديش)” is the first and only one distinct ‘Qira’at Institution’ in Bangladesh. It was established in September, 1971.

The renowned Islamic scholar and great spiritual Saint of the Subcontinent, Hazrat Mawlana Qari Muhammadullah Hafezzi Huzur(Rah),who used to be a Qari of Panipath (India), and another Islamic scholar of the then East Pakistan (Bangladesh) Hazrat Mawlana Mufti Deen Muhammad Khan(Rah), both of them dreamt the teaching of the Holy Quran by spreading the sound  of correct recitation in every house of each region in Bangladesh.

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Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn inaugurated the International Miladunnabi (SAW) Conference

 April 6, 2019      Dhaka

The biggest Quranic event of Thailand in the history ‘International MiladunNabi (SAW)’ was held on 3rd April at Bangkok. The conference was inaugurated by the King of Thailand, King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun (King Rama X).

The world renowned Qari of Egypt and Bangladesh Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Ahmad Naina and Sheikh Ahmad Bin Yusuf Al-Azhari participated the conference as the Guest of honor.

Sheikh Ahmad Bin Yusuf Al-Azhari is the President of International Quran Recitation Association (IQRA), Chief Qari(Shaikhul Qurra) of Bangladesh and Director, Institute of Quranic Science and Phonetics Bangladesh. Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Ahmad Naina is the President of World Quran Reciters Association (Ittehadul Qurra Al-Alamia, conducted by the Arab League), and International Secretary of International Quran Recitation Association (IQRA).

The representatives of Brunei, Malaysia, Indonesia, Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar, Singapore, Vietnam, Philippines also participated the conference. Ambassadors, Dignitaries, Diplomats, Scholars etc. also attended the conference.

During the speech, Thai King appreciated and praised the Guests. The king also gave importance of organizing such conferences.

After the speech of Thai King, the audience presented Naat-E-Rasul (SAW) together.

After Dua, Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Ahmad Naina and Sheikh Ahmad Bin Yusuf Al-Azhari presented the recitation from the Holy Quran. Following that, they received their crest of recognition.

Sheikh Ahmad Bin Yusuf Al-Azhari is the only one Bangladeshi Qari who participates international Qira’at conferences at several countries, who also attends conferences held at Royal Palaces of Different Kings as a Royal Guest. He is the elder son of Imamul Qurra Qari Muhammad Yusuf (Rah.), who was one of the organizers of Historical Six Point Movement and Liberation War of Bangladesh, the pioneer of correct recitation of the Holy Quran in Bangladesh.

Internationally reputed Quran Reciters visited Ma’hadul Qira’at

 March 23, 2019      Dhaka

Internationally reputed Quran Reciters of 19th International Quran Recitation Conference Bangladesh-2019 had visited Ma’hadul Qira’at Bangladesh on 18th February. They were-

  • Qari Abdur Rahman Sa’dien of South Africa
  • Sheikh Qari Yasir Sharqawi of Egypt
  • Qari Yasar Cuhadar of Turkey
  • Qari Hamid Shakernezhad of Iran
  • Qari Numan Pimbayabaya of Philippines

During their visit to Ma’had they advised the students regarding the correct recitation of Holy Quran.

"خيركم من تعلم القرآن وعلمه"-'The best amongst you are the ones who learn Quran and teach it to others'