Royalty graces Al-Quran reading competition

His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah ibni His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) opened the 9th edition of the South East Asian Youth Al-Quran Reading Competition at the International Convention Centre (ICC) last night, where a total of 22 Qaris and Qariahs are contending for the champion title in the male and female categories respectively. Also in attendance was His Royal Highness Prince ‘Abdul Malik and other members of the royal family. More details in Wednesday’s Borneo Bulletin.