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Ministry of Finance Quran champs named

Winners of the Quran reading competition for members of the Ministry of Finance (MoF) were announced in a ceremony held at the ministry's headquarters yesterday.

 Abdul Rahim Hj Mohd Tamin of the Royal Customs and Excise department emerged as the winner of the Qari category recording the highest score of 85 per cent among the other male participants in the contest. The second and the third place in the Qari category was claimed by Rasydan Hj Nokman and Muhammad Nazirularifin Hj Muhammad Zaini respectively, with a score of 79 per cent and 75.6 per cent throughout the competition.

Meanwhile, with a score of 78 per cent, the Qariah category chanpionship was claimed by Hjh Siti Raedah Hj Dollah of the Treasury Department, followed by Khairunnisa Hj Lamzi and Rozaidah Hj Abdul Rahman with a score of 71 per cent and 70 per cent each.

Presenting the prize to the twelve participants comprising of seven Qaris and five Qariahs was the second Finance Minister at the Prime Minister's Office, Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Laila Setia Dato Seri Setia Hj Abdul Rahman Hj Ibrahim. Also present was the deputy Finance Minister, Dato Paduka Hj Bahrin Abdullah and permanent secretaries, deputy permanent secretaries as well as other members of the MoF and the departments under it.


Courtesy: The Brunei Times, 22 July, 2014