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7-year-old Saudi boy is 'youngest Quran memoriser'
Thursday December 25, 2014 11:03 AM, News Network

A 7-year-old Saudi boy became youngest 'Quran Memoriser' after he completed memorisation of entire Quran. His tutor describes him as one of his most talented pupils.

Ahmed Yaqoot
[Ahmed Yaqoot joined Quran-learning centre when he was five years old (Photo: Sabq Arabic daily)]

Ahmed Yaqoot joined a Quran-learning centre in a mosque when he was five years old before his father took him to an official Quran memorization centre, according to

Yaqoot is now dubbed "the youngest Quran memoriser" in the Western Red Sea port of Jeddah.

"After nearly two years, he succeeded in memorizing the whole Holy Quran," his father said, quoted by 'Saqb' Arabic language daily.

The paper quoted his tutor Mohammed Ali as saying Ahmed is "one of the most attentive and talented pupils I have had".

"I am happy to be called the youngest Quran Memorizer in Jeddah," Ahmed said, adding that his wish in life is to become a doctor.


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