Parliament speaker Ali Larijani referring to to the increasing number of scholars in the Muslim community, said that the spread of science in various Islamic countries must be considered as a highly valuable opportunity.
He warned about attempts trying to create dissention among Muslims and criticized states that sought to intensify such conflicts; "we Muslims follow the same beliefs and the same holy book, and must stop spreading division. Why not take advantage of all the capacities within the Muslim community to bring about more unity among us?”
Also, the Majlis speaker criticized some countries for their assertion that the drop in oil prices is to harm Muslim countries, adding that, "such sort of day-dreaming countries are absolutely mistaken in their beliefs because we are making endeavors not to base our economy on oil revenues.”
The Muslim University Students’ 5th International Quran Competition is participated by representatives from forty-seven countries around the world. The competitions ended on Sunday afternoon in Tehran.