More than 50 participants are competing in the Semi-Final of the National Musabaqah Al-Quran for Adults. Today alone, 25 participants presented their readings. The Musabaqah took place at the International Convention Centre, in Berakas.

The musabaqah acts as the initial arena for the country's qari or male readers and qariah or female readers to step into the regional or international level. The musabaqah is held to provide exposure and encouragement to the readers and at the same time opening up their minds and cultivate an interest in the community. It is also allows them to further improve the quality of their Al-Quran reading. The musabaqah continues tomorrow and the final day of the competition. The results announcement and presentation of souvenirs for the musabaqah will be held this Thursday.

Source: Radio Television Brunei