Dr. Hala bint Saeed Al-Amoudi, Dean of the University Studies for Girls, attended the final ceremony of the 7th Stage of the "Eqraa & Ijazah" Program which was held on Wednesday 8th RabieI 1438H under the sponsorship of the President of Umm Al-Qura University (UQU), Dr. Bakri bin Maatooq Assas. The program was organized by the Saudi Scientific Association for the Sciences of the Holy Qur'an (Tibyan), UQU branch. The event was held at Sheikh bin Baz Hall, College of Da'wa 'Islamic Call' and Fundamentals of Religion, Abediyah Campus (Male Section), while it was broadcasted via closed-circuit television at Jifali2 Hall, Al-Zahir Campus (Female Section).
Dr. Al-Amoudi was warmly received by Dr. Mariam Abo Ali, Head of the Saudi Scientific Association for the Sciences of the Holy Qur'an (Tibyan), Dr. Amira As-Sa’idi, Assistant Head of the Association and Vice Dean of the Institute of the Arabic Language for Non-Native Speakers, as well as the Association’s female board members.
The event started with a Qur'anic recitation. Then, the march of female reciters who obtained Ijazah (official approval to be a Qur’an reciter) was started in the presence of UQU affiliates. Afterwards, a discussion about Eqraa councils was raised and followed by a demonstration of Qur'anic recitation samples by a number of participating female reciters.
Finally, Dr. Al-Amoudi honored the female reciters who obtained Ijazah and handed them certificates of appreciation.