Tamoi mosque hosts first Quran memorisation contest

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NUR Isna Bela Hj Mohd Nor and Amal Syakhirah Hazman emerged as champions in category A and B respectively of Surah-Surah Lazim (short Al-Quran verses) memorising competition organised by Masjid Duli Pg Muda Mahkota Pg Muda Hj Al-Muhtadee Billah, Mukim Tamoi, yesterday.

It was the first time the mosque hosted the event for the students attending the Al-Quran and Muqaddam classes at the mosque, said Imam Faizal Rosli.

“The event is held to encourage the public, especially the younger generation, to love Al-Quran and going to the mosques. the mosque is not only a place for worship, but a venue to seek knowledge, build relationship with the society and more,” the mosque’s imam said in his welcoming speech.

He added that more of similar competitions are planned in the future.

Nazzatul Balqis Ismail placed second in category A for 8-10-year-olds while Muhd Haiqal Hakimi Abd Rashid came third. In category B for 11-14-year-olds, Dk Amiatul Syafiqah Pg Roslan and Nur Izyan Hj Muhammad placed second and thrid respectively.

Present as the guest of honour who handed out the prizes to the winners was Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Religious Affairs Dato Seri Setia Hj Abdul Aziz Orang Kaya Maharaja Lela Hj Yussof.

The Brunei Times