The Ministry of Education yesterday afternoon held the finals of the Al-Quran Reading Competition for the ministry.

Three Qari or male readers and three Qariah or female readers competed in the final. Awang Haji Abd Rahman bin Haji Abd Manaf from the Islamic Studies Unit, Co-Curriculum Development Department emerged champion in the male category, while winner of the female category was Pengiran Doctor Hajah Norkhairiah binti Pengiran Haji Hashim from Halalan Thaiyibban Research Centre, Sultan Sharif Ali Islamic University.

Prizes were handed over by Datin Seri Paduka Doctor Hajah Romaizah binti Haji Mohd Salleh, Acting Minister of Education. The competition was organised by the Schools Department.

Source: Radio Television Brunei