Doctor Zulkifli bin Haji Zakaria and Dayang Hajah Harteenah binti Haji Metussin were crowned as champion Qari and Qariah of the 2nd Musabaqah Al-Quran Reading for Adults over 40 Years Old Nationwide. The competition held yesterday morning at the Muhamad Jamalul Alam Mosque in Kuala Belait was organised in conjunction with the 36th National Day.
The Qari champion from Belait District won with 89.75 per cent while the qariah champion earned 91 per cent to win the competition.
Prizes were presented by Yang Berhormat Awang Haji Abdul Hamid bin Haji Momin, Member of the Legislative Council. 22 participants competed in the competition, which was a collaboration between Mosque Affairs Department's Imarah Section, and the mosque's takmir committee.
Source: Radio Television Brunei