The Islamic Forum for Australian Muslims, IFAM awarded the participants of its second Annual Children’s Islamic Quiz competition on Sunday 5 November 2017 at the Western Sydney University, Bankstown Campus.

The Group D -Grade 7 and above category 1st prize winner Nabiha Rajput was presented with an Umrah Ticket as well as a Digital Arabic Dictionary.

The event was attended by the participants with their families, sponsors, organisers and invited guests including Mrs Nadia Saleh, Deputy Mayor of  Canterbury-Bankstown Council,  Mr Bilal El-Hayek, Councillor, Canterbury-Bankstown Councillor and Dr Khurram Kayani, Chief Executive of Pakistani Professionals and Business Entrepreneur Syndicate Australia (PPBSA). 

The event began with the recitation of  Quran by Syed Ammar followed by a brief introduction of IFAM and its activities by the Mr Shafqat Ali (IFAM volunteer, Youth Mentor and MC of the event).

Mr Usaid Khalil, Secretary General of IFAM welcomed the attendees followed by the prize distribution.

Speaking at the event, Dr Khurram Kayani said he and his wife were highly impressed with IFAM’s Children’s Quiz Program and pledged to continue to support it wholeheartedly.

Mr Bilal Hayek moved everyone to tears when he humbly requested the children to stand up in honour of their parents. Honourable Mrs Nadia Saleh also acknowledged the support of the parents on a Sunday morning.

From left: Mr Ibrahim Khan, Mr Usaid Khalil Secretary General IFAM Australia, Hon. Bilal El Hayak Councillor Canterbury Bankstown and Hon Nadia Saleh Deputy Mayor Canterbury Bankstown.

Each of the participants received prize hampers containing educational and entertainment gifts from Zaky.

Final three winners from each age group of the competition were awarded prizes as follows:

Group D-Grade 7 and above

1st prize: Nabiha Rajput (Umrah Ticket + Digital Arabic Dictionary)

2nd Prize: Aishah Navaid (Drone + Speaker Qur’an)

3rd Prize: Muntaha Matloob Khushi (Spotting Scope + Adhan Clock)

Group C- Grade 4-6

1st Prize: Syed Muzammil Ahmad (Dell Laptop + Bag + Speaker Qur’an)

2nd Prize: Muhammad Abdullah (Electric Scooter + Speaker Qur’an)

3rd Prize: Naveeq Mohyuddin (Makeblock Mbot + Adhan Clock)

Group B- Grade 2-3

Group B 1st Prize: Muhammad Talha Khalid (Laptop + Bag + Speaker Qur’an)

Group B 2nd Prize: Amna Naseem (Bike + Digital Dictionary)

Group B 3rd Prize: Hassan Muhammad (Swissgear Backpack + Adhan Clock)


There were more than 250 registered participants aged between 5-16 years for the IFAM Quiz competition in 2017.

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