The Ministry of Religious Affairs will organise a creative writing competition based on Islam in conjunction with the Israk and Mikraj celebration Year 1430 Hijrah/2009. The competition is divided into poetry writing, feature writing and children story writing for residents and permanent residents aged not below 18 years old. In poetry writing, the length is not limited and should be appropriate with the poem criteria. In feature writing, the article should be between 3,000 and 5,000 words. The children's story should be from 500 to 800 words. Entry forms and further information are available at the competition secretariat at Islamic Dakwah Centre, Ministry of Religious Affairs, Jalan Kebangsaan, Kampung Pulaie, Berakas, or from all Dakwah Unit Secretariat in Tutong, Belait and Temburong Districts. Closing date is Dec 13, 2009 at 4pm.