KUALA LUMPUR, March 8 (Bernama) -- Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has congratulated International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) student Muhammad Syazani Jemy who emerged as champion of the Al-Quran memorising competition at the University Level for the whole of Malaysia yesterday.
"Congratulations to student Muhammad Syazani Jemy, @OfficialIIUM (IIUM) for emerging as the champion in the 30-chapter (juzuk) Al-Quran Memorising Competition at the All-Malaysia University Level! Alhamdulillah, for getting the Hajj sponsorship from the Saudi Arabian Government, hopefully your pilgrimage will be accepted by Allah and be rewarded with a 'mabrur´ haj, " he said in his Twitter website today.
The 20-year-old first year student became the champion after beating four other participants in the final round at the IIUM Gombak.
Muhammad Syazani took home a cash prize of RM7,000 and a haj pilgrimage package.