The Final of the National Al-Quran Reading Musabaqah for Adults 1441 Hijrah/2020 continued tonight for the second night with 8 reciters presented their reading respectively. Gracing the ceremony was His Royal Highness Prince 'Abdul Malik ibni His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah. The competition took place at the International Convention Centre in Berakas.
Upon arrival, His Royal Highness was greeted by Yang Berhormat Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Awang Othman, Minister of Religious Affairs as Chairman of the National Al-Quran Reading Musabaqah for Adults 1441 Hijrah/2020 Executive Committee; Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Lela Cheteria Sahibun Najabah Pengiran Anak Haji Abdul Aziz bin Pengiran Jaya Negara Pengiran Haji Abu Bakar, Yang Di-Pertua Adat Istiadat Negara; Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Haji Awang Abdul Mokti bin Haji Daud, Minister at the Prime Minister's Office; Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Paduka Utama Dato Paduka Seri Setia Haji Awang Salim bin Haji Awang Besar, Chief Syar'ie Judge; and Pengiran Dato Seri Paduka Haji Bahrom bin Haji Bahar, Deputy Minister of Religious Affairs as members of the National Al-Quran Reading Musabaqah for Adults 1441 Hijrah/2020 Executive Committee as well as other Executive Committee members.
The ceremony commenced with the mass recital of Surah Al- Fatihah led by Yang Dimuliakan Pehin Orang Kaya Paduka Setia Raja Dato Paduka Seri Setia Haji Awang Suhaili bin Haji Mohiddin.
This year, 66 participants competed at the District level for mosques nationwide. Champion qari and qariah will represent the country at the International Al-Quran Tilawah in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia which will take place on the 6th until the 11th of April 2020.
Source: Radio Television Brunei