60 readers are taking part in the Semi Finals of the National Al-Quran Memorising and Understanding Competition for 1438 Hijrah. The three-day competition which takes place at the Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah Tahfiz Al-Quran Institute will end today. Yesterday saw 25 more participants presented their readings.
5 categories are being competed in the competition namely; Category A on memorising selected verses for participants under 11; Category B on memorising selected verses and interpretation for 17 years old and below; Category C and D on memorising and interpreting 3 and 15 Juz respectively, and finally Category E for the memorisation and interpretation of 30 juz of Al-Quran. The competition is one of the Ministry of Religious Affairs' projects to further enliven major Islamic events, and is one of the contents of the National Nuzul Al-Quran celebration.
Source: Radio Television Brunei