The Semi-Final of the National Musabaqah Memorisation of Al-Quran with its Understanding for 1442 Hijrah which was held for 3 consecutive days, starting on Tuesday, ended yesterday, with the announcement of the results. The function took place at the Lecture Hall of the Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Tahfiz Al-Quran Institute.
15 participants presented their readings yesterday morning for Category 'A'. The Musabaqah was organized to encourage Muslims in the country to love Al-Quran through memorisation and make it a daily routine and practice.
Prizes were presented by Pengiran Anak Dr. Haji Amiruddin Alam Shah bin Pengiran Anak Haji Ismail, Head of Policy, Planning and Research Division, Ministry Of Religious Affairs. Only 25 out of 60 participants advanced to the Finals of the National Musabaqah Memorisation of Al-Quran with its Understanding for the 1442 Hijrah. The Musabaqah among other things aimed to increase the number of huffaz or memorisers in the country, as well as encourage and help participants and the public to understand the meaning contained in the Quran.
Source: Radio Television Brunei