Awang Nur Arief Zulfadhly bin Nor Hashim and Dayang Jasmine Basyirah binti Haji Jefri, both from the Penanjong Religious School in Tutong emerged as champions in the Boys and Girls categories of the Quran Interpretation Oratory Competition for Religious Schools. The finals took place at the Pengiran Anak Puteri Hafizah Sururul Bolkiah Religious School in Berakas yesterday afternoon.

Prizes were presented by Dayang Hajah Norjarah binti Haji Luidin, the Acting Assistant Director (professional), of the Islamic Studies Department, Ministry of Religious Affairs. The competition was intended to educate, nurture and discover talented pupils who can speak in public. It was also to give them awareness and confidence so that they become more committed in assimilating and practising the teachings of Islam. The annual event started in 1964.

Source: Radio Television Brunei