Hajah Amidah wins Tazkirah competition

Izah Azahari

Hajah Amidah binti Ghafar from Kampong Sinaut Mosque won first place in the first nationwide Muslimah Tazkirah Competition held in conjunction with Maulidur Rasul.

It was co-organised by the Muslimah Affairs Division of the Mosque Affairs Department and Mosque Takmir Committee members of al-Ameerah al-Hajjah Maryam Mosque in Kampong Jerudong.

In second place was Asmah binti Abdul Wahab from Sufri Bolkiah Mosque followed by Maimuna Zainiyah binti Haji Fauzan from Kampong Labi Mosque. Spouse of the Deputy Minister of Religious Affairs Datin Hajah Jamaiah binti Haji Abdul Manap was the guest of honour.

The competition aimed to give Muslimahs the opportunity to showcase their skills in delivering Tazkirah and to increase their confidence in carrying out Amar Maaruf Nahi Mungkar as well as support the wishes of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam in making Brunei a Zikir nation.

Spouse of the Deputy Minister of Religious Affairs Datin Hajah Jamaiah binti Haji Abdul Manap at the event. PHOTO: YUSRIN JUNAIDI