5 qaris and 5 qariahs competed in the Final of 35th Colleges and Secondary Schools Nationwide Tilawah Al-Quran competition which took place this morning. Awang Ahmad Naufal bin Haji Norasman from Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien College and Dayang Najihah binti Norasman from Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Hajah Saleha Girls Secondary Arabic Religious School emerged as the champions in their respective categories.
Prizes were presented by Awang Muhammad Norilham bin Haji Jais, the Acting Director of Co-Curriculum Education Department, Ministry of Education. First runner up in male category was won by Awang Mohammad Hamiz Mirza bin Haji Sudirman from Sultan Muhammad Jamalul Alam Secondary School, while the female category was won by Dayangku Akma Nabilah binti Pengiran Haji Jofri from Berakas Secondary school.
The competition, organised by the Co-Curriculum Education Department, Ministry of Education through the Spiritual Unit, aimed to spread the reading of Al-Quran among students so they can learn, read and appreciate it in their daily life. This year, the competition was conducted by Sayyidina Abu Bakar Secondary School.
Source: Radio Television Brunei