The RPN Kampong Pandan Mosque team won the men’s category of the tausyeh competition, while RPN Kampong Lambak Kiri Mosque team was placed first in the women’s category.
Meanwhile, Utama Mohammad Salleh Mosque team won the male youth category and Jame’ ‘Asr Hassanil Bolkiah team won the female youth category.
Forty-eight tausyeh teams competed in the finals on Wednesday and Thursday, with the prize presentation held on Saturday.
The competition was jointly organised by the Mosque Affairs Department through its Imarah Division with cooperation from Jame’ ‘Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque Takmir Committee.
Acting Director of Mosque Affairs Haji Amir Hisham bin Haji Masri, representing Deputy Permanent Secretary (Policy and Religious) at the Ministry of Religious Affairs Haji Mohd Serudin bin Haji Timbang handed over the prizes.
The competition was held to enliven Islamic teachings through Zikir tausyeh and to highlight mosques as a place for the Muslim community to gather.
It also aimed to seek new talents to realise 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’s aspiration to make the Sultanate a Zikir Nation.