VIVA, Kuwait’s newest and most advanced mobile telecommunications service provider, announced that it held an honorary ceremony for the distinguished memorizers of the Holy Quran and awarded the winners in the youth category with monetary prizes during a ceremony. The event was held on Wednesday 5 December 2012 at Hotel Missoni, and was attended by VIVA’s management, senior executives and Awqaf officials.
Commenting on this honorable initiative, Eng. Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Badran, Chief Executive Officer at VIVA said: "Supporting such a sanctified event is a source of pride for VIVA. This initiative has allowed for all segments of youth to participate in an intellectual activity and shine. Supporting such a competition is very rewarding and we encourage and invite everyone to aspire to the same accomplishment."
The contestants honoured at VIVA’s ceremony participated under five different categories, namely; Elementary Students Boys, Elementary Students Girls, Middle School Students Boys, Middle School Students Girls and the special category which included the Kuwait Autism Center, the Kuwait Society for the Blind and others.
VIVA had taken the initiative to support the Holy Quran Memorizing contest that was held by the General Secretariat of Awqaf under the patronage of His Highness the Emir of Kuwait. Earlier this year VIVA representatives attended a ceremony held in Bayan palace to honour the participants of this contest.
VIVA will spare no efforts in supporting initiatives that promote an academic challenge, especially one that results in the memorization of the Holy Quran. It will continue to offer its support to further develop and encourage similar initiatives that allows Kuwait's youth to unleash its intellectual potential.