The National Level Memorisation and Understanding of Al-Quran Musabaqah for members of Brunei Darussalam-Indonesia-Malaysia-Singapore Religious Council, MABIMS 1440 hijrah is held yesterday until today. Yesterday morning, 4 participants from the four member countries presented their respective Memorisation of 10 chapters and understanding of Chapter 9 of Al-Quran category.
Present was Yang Berhormat Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Awang Othman, the Minister of Religious Affairs.
This year, two categories were competed. The Memorisation of 30 chapters and understanding of Chapter 23 of Al-Quran category will be competed tomorrow. Such competition is hoped to establish cooperation amongst the MABIMS member countries in the study and propagation of Al-Quran as well as uniting the ummah through Al-Quran. Also present were Pengiran Dato Seri Paduka Haji Bahrom bin Pengiran Haji Bahar, the Deputy Minister of Religious Affairs and His Excellency Dr. Sujatmiko, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Indonesia to Brunei Darussalam.