His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, yesterday received in audience the national qari and qariah, who placed second in the male and female Quran Recital categories of the 59th International Al-Quran Reading Competition held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The audience ceremony took place at Istana Nurul Iman. His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam received in audience Awangku Muhammad Adibul Amin bin Pengiran Haji Marjuki and Dayang Hajah Siti Noor Dzuhairah binti Haji Awang Damit.
Present were Yang Berhormat Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Othman, Minister or Religious Affairs, and his deputy minister, Dato Paduka Awang Haji Abdul Mokti bin Haji Mohd Daud. Also present were Dato Paduka Awang Haji Juanda bin Haji A.Rashid, Permanent Secretary at Prime Minister's Office, Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Abdul Aziz bin Orang Kaya Maharaja Lela Haji Mohd Yusof, the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Dato Paduka Awang Haji Mohd Yusop bin Bakar, and the mentor of the national participants.
Source: Radio Television Brunei