THE Muslimah congregation of Mukim Sengkurong yesterday held a 68 times Khatam Al-Quran ceremony in conjunction with His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam’s 68th birthday celebration at the Sultan Sharif Ali Mosque in Sengkurong.
The guest of honour was Datin Dr Hajah Sa’adiah binti Dato Wijaya Haji Tamit, Senior Lecturer at the Academy of Brunei Studies, Universiti Brunei Darussalam.
The event began with a recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah followed by the mass khatam recitation of the Al-Quran by the participants. This was then followed by a recitation of the Takhtim, Doa Khatam and the Dikir Marhaban.
The event concluded with the presentation of a souvenir to the guest of honour and the recitation of Doa Selamat.