The Islamic Poetry Reading Competition for Nationwide Mosque Youths was intended to raise the youths' interest to take part in various religious oriented competition and boost self-confidence in public speaking. 11 participants took part in the competition held in conjunction with the third term school holidays. The competition took place at Mohammad Salleh Main Mosque in Temburong District.
The champion in the male category was Abdul Majid Bin Haji Shazli from Kulapis Mosque, while the female category was won by Norzafinawati Binti Mihammad Hanafi of the Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque. Prizes were presented by Pengiran Haji Haslin bin Pengiran Haji Ali, Acting Director of Mosque Affairs, Ministry of Religious Affairs. The competition was organised by the Mosque Affairs Department in collaboration with takmir committee of Mohammad Salleh Main Mosque in Bangar Town and Mosque Affairs Office at Temburong District.
Source: Radio Television Brunei