Al-Quran is a holy book that has greatest miracles of Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu Alaihi Wassalam. Hence, the muslims really respect and glorify Al-Quran by reading the holy book every night and practise all the teachings in it. Yang Berhormat Awang Haji Emran bin Haji Sabtu, Member of Legislative Council was speaking at the Memorising and Understanding of Selected Quranic Verses Competition in conjunction with the 71st Birthday of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam for the Temburong District this morning. The competition was held at the Belalong Hall of the Bangar Town Civic Centre Complex.
According to Yang Berhormat, there are a lot of benefits for those who read Al-Quran and those who teach Al-Quran to others.
24 participants took part in the SIX categories competed. Prize presentation was handed over by Superintendent of Police Suhairi bin Haji Sukri, Commanding Officer of Temburong District Police. Awang Mohammad Irhan bin Mohammad Irwan from Kampong Rataie National Housing Scheme emerged as the champion in the 'Boys Category', while Dayang Mazidah binti Madeli from Kampong Buda-Buda was the winner in the 'Girls Category'. The categories for Male and Female Youth were won by Awang Ahmad Muazzam bin Medali from Kampong Buda-Buda and Dayang Nurul Ezzatul Khalidah binti Haji Bahrun respectively. Meanwhile in the 'Men Open Category' won by Awang Mohd haryadi bin Haji Mohin from Kampong Sungai Sulok and 'Women Open Category' won by Dayangku Nor Ajaimah binti Pengiran Ajak from Kampong Rataie National Housing Scheme. The competition was organised by Mukim Bokok Consultative Council with the collaboration of Mukim Bokok Mosque Takmir Committee Members as well as Temburong Distrcit Department.
Source: Radio Television Brunei