Syed Saleh Ahmad Takreem, born on December 31, 2008, is a renowned Hafez of the Quran from Bangladesh. He achieved remarkable success at a young age and has won numerous awards and honors for his exceptional Quranic memorization skills.
|Name||Syed Saleh Ahmad Takreem|
|Father’s Name||Hafeez Abdur Rahman|
|Village||Umarpur (now Bhadra) village|
|Date of Birth||December 31, 2008|
|Achievements in Quranic Memorization||– 3rd place in the 42nd King Abdulaziz International Hafezul Quran Competition (2022)|
|– 1st place in Hafezul Quran Competition organized by Banglavision Television (2020)|
|– 1st place in the 26th National Hefjul Quran Competition (2022)|
|– 1st place in the 26th Dubai International Quran Competition (2023)|
|– 1st place in 26th Dubai International Quran Competition (2023)|
Takreem’s journey in memorizing the Quran began at the age of 9 and a half when he successfully memorized the entire Quran. His father, Hafeez Abdur Rahman, who is a madrasah teacher, played a significant role in his upbringing and education. Takreem hails from Umarpur village of Shailjana Union in the remote Char area of Yamuna river under Chauhali Upazila of Sirajganj district. However, due to the river erosion, his family had to move to the Bhadra village of Nagarpur police station in Tangail district.
Madrasha (Educational Institute of Hafez Takrim)
Currently, Takreem is studying at Markazu Faizil Quran Al Islami Dhaka Madrasa located in Mirpur 1, Dhaka, where he is furthering his Islamic education and continuing his memorization of the Quran.
Takreem’s exceptional Quranic memorization skills have earned him numerous awards and honors. He won first place in the 38th Iran International Hifzul Quran Competition held in Tehran, Iran in 2022 when he was only 13 years old. He also won first place in the Hafezul Quran Competition organized by Banglavision Television during the month of Ramadan in 2020. Takreem’s talent was recognized globally when he participated in the 42nd King Abdulaziz International Hafezul Quran Competition held in Mecca, Saudi Arabia in 2022, where he secured third place in the fourth category among 153 Hafez from 111 countries, winning a prize of 1 lakh riyals.
In addition to his international success, Takreem has also achieved recognition in his home country, Bangladesh. He won the 26th National Hefjul Quran Competition, securing first place out of 3000 contestants in February 2022. Takreem has also been honored by the Ministry of Religion of the Bangladesh Government and the Islamic Foundation for his achievements, and he has received a warm welcome and accolades from the Saudi embassy and ambassador.
Takreem’s success continued to soar as he won first place in the 26th Dubai International Quran Competition in April 2023, further showcasing his remarkable Quranic memorization skills.
Takreem’s achievements have been widely celebrated, and he has received congratulations and praises from various quarters, including the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, the State Minister for Youth and Sports, and Bangladeshi Islamic scholars. His exceptional talent and dedication to Quranic memorization have made him a role model for aspiring Hafez and a source of pride for Bangladesh. Despite his young age, Takreem has already left an indelible mark in the world of Quranic memorization and continues to inspire others with his unwavering commitment and remarkable achievements.
Note: Takrim also received state receptions from the Ministry of Religion of the Bangladesh Government and the Islamic Foundation, as well as warm welcomes from the Saudi embassy and ambassador, and congratulations from notable individuals such as the Prime Minister of Bangladesh and the State Minister for Youth and Sports.
Awards and Honors
|Awards and Honors||Description|
|26th National Hefjul Quran Competition||1st Place out of 3000 contestants (Bangladesh, February 2022)|
|38th International Hefzul Qur’an Competition||Winner (Iran, March 2022)|
|7th Place in International Hefjul Quran Competition||(Libya, May 2022)|
|Light of the Holy Quran||Winner (Bangladesh, 2020)|
|3rd Place in the 42nd King Abdulaziz International Quran Competition||(Saudi Arabia, September 2022)|
|26th Dubai International Hifzul Quran Competition||1st Place (Dubai, April 2023)|
Hafez Takreem Photo
The moment when Saleh Ahmad Takreem win