The 25th National Musabaqoh Tilawatil Quran (MTQ) 2014 will be held in the Riau Islands province, precisely in Engku Puteri Batam. This event will be held on December 7 to 16 June 2014 are scheduled to be opened by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono.
There are a number of agendas that have been prepared to prepare for this great event. In the course of this MTQ will lift elements of Malay culture as MTQ determination to make this time as a unique event, charismatic and specific .
In this case the Government of Riau Islands theme “Celebrating the Glory of the Quran”. To give effect to the broad , Riau Islands government will cooperate with the national television station in Jakarta and television in Malaysia , Singapore and Brunei Darussalam. With this expectation MTQ activity can bring foreign exchange to Batam by the presence of tourists from neighboring countries.
Of course with the implementation of national Musabaqah Tilawatil Quran XXV in Batam is giving benefit to Batam to upgrade visiting of tourists. The number of physical development in Batam for the preparation of the MTQ, is certainly donate better infrastructure for Batam.
Infrastructure development is highly related to the development in the field of tourism, because with the MTQ in Engku Puteri built an astaqa as arena National MTQ could become a religious tourism attraction for the city of Batam additional .
Additionally highway infrastructure development are also encouraged so that it can be felt in the long term, which would lead to increased domestic and foreign tourists visit .
With Musabaqah Tilawatil Quran expected to increase tourist arrivals from the neighboring states, namely the Malay community of Singapore, Malaysia and Brunei Darussalam .