Awang Haji Md Eddy Huzaimi bin Haji Mat Yassin from the Technical Services Department and Dayang Ratinah binti Hidup of the Survey Department emerged champions in the Musabaqah Al-Quran for the Ministry of Development in conjunction with Isra' Mi'raj Celebration for 1439 Hijrah. The event was jointly-organised by the Development Department and Technical Services Department, Public Works Department.
Prizes were presented by Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Paduka Awang Haji Suhaimi bin Haji Gafar, Minister of Development. The runner-up in the Qari category was Awang Muhamad Khairul Hafizuddin bin Shamsudin from the Survey Department and Awang Haji Abdul Aziz bin Haji Momin from the Technical Services Department placed third. Meanwhile, runner-up in the Qariah category was Dayang Hajah Aminah binti Haji Abdul Rahman from Technical Services Department and Dayang Marjahwati binti Haji Maidin from Building Services Department came in third.
The objective of the Musabaqah was to encourage the participants to continue learning and mastering Quran-reading. The event coincided with a religious talk emphasising on the importance of the 5 daily fardhu prayers. The talk was delivered by Doctor Haji Ismuhadi bin Haji Abdullah, Islamic Da'wah Centre Officer, Ministry of Religious Affairs.
Source: Radio Television Brunei