The country's Qari and Qariah will compete in the 60th International Al-Quran Reading and Memorising Competition in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia that will commence on 7th until the 12th of this month. Haji Awang Muhammad Fikri bin Haji Awang Metussin and Dayang Hajah Norfaezah binti Haji Emran departed for Kuala Lumpur yesterday morning.

Present at the Brunei International Airport to bid farewell was Awang Roslan bin Haji Tajaah, Deputy Permanent Secretary for Administration and Finance at the Ministry of Religious Affairs. The delegation was led by Awang Haji Madzneh bin Haji Mohd Noor, Head of Islamic Syiar Development Section, Dato Paduka Haji Mohd Yusop bin Bakar as the Qari coach, and Dayang Murni binti Haji Ismail Religious Officer at the Ministry of Religious Affairs as the Qariah's Officer-in-Attendance.

Source: Radio Television Brunei