Qatari youth, Ghanim Al Muftah recites Quranic verse at World Cup opening ceremony

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Muftah and Morgan
American author Morgan Freeman and Qatari youth Ghanim Al Muftah

By Biodun Busari

Qatari youth Ghanim Al Muftah recited a Quranic verse at the opening ceremony of the FIFA 2022 World Cup on the grounds of Al-Bayt Stadium, Qatar on Sunday.

Al Muftah, in the ceremony of the World Cup, had a dialogue with the renowned American actor Morgan Freeman.

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It was the first time a Quranic recitation featured in the opening ceremony of the world’s biggest soccer tournament.

The 20-year-old Qatari recited verse 13 of Surat Al-Hujurat:

يَـٰٓأَيُّهَا ٱلنَّاسُ إِنَّا خَلَقْنَـٰكُم مِّن ذَكَرٍۢ وَأُنثَىٰ وَجَعَلْنَـٰكُمْ شُعُوبًۭا وَقَبَآئِلَ لِتَعَارَفُوٓا۟ ۚ…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper