Oman contributes over 11K Arabic language books

Azlan Othman

Brunei Darussalam received some 11,278 Arabic language educational books published by Oman’s Ministry of Education during a hand-over event at the Ministry of Religious Affairs (MoRA) yesterday.

Ambassador of Oman to Brunei Darussalam Sheikh Ahmed bin Hashel bin Rashed bin Hashel Al-Maskari presented the contribution to Minister of Religious Affairs Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Awang Othman.

With over 90 themes comprising reading books, writing, exercise, activity, teachers’ guidance and dictionary, the books will help the government’s effort to enhance Arabic language proficiency among Arabic school students in the Sultanate.

This is in-line with MoRA’s initiative to enhance the quality of learning and teaching of Arabic language especially in religious and Arabic schools.

Deputy Minister of Religious Affairs Pengiran Dato Seri Paduka Haji Bahrom bin Pengiran Haji Bahar, Permanent Secretary at the MoRA Haji Mohammad Rosli bin Haji Ibrahim, Deputy Permanent Secretary (Policy and Religious) at the MoRA Haji Mohd Serudin bin Haji Timbang were also present during the event.

Minister of Religious Affairs Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Awang Othman receives the books from Ambassador of Oman to Brunei Darussalam Sheikh Ahmed bin Hashel bin Rashed bin Hashel Al-Maskari. PHOTO: AZLAN OTHMAN