| Syazwani Hj Rosli |
A TOTAL of 56 Primary 6 students of Pengiran Muda Abdul Malik Religious School for the morning and afternoon session participated in a Khatam Al-Quran ceremony yesterday held at the Mukim Kilanas Community Hall in Kampong Bengkurong.
The guest of honour was Ustaz Haji Hasbi bin Hj Md Suhaily, Head of the Inspectorate Unit of the Islamic Education Department, Ministry of Religious Affairs.
The ceremony began with a mass recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah led by the guest of honour followed with the recitation of the verses of the Al-Quran by the participants.
The ceremony then proceeded with the recitation of Takhtim by the Year 4 and Year 5 students. The Doa Khatam was afterwards recited by Muhammad Iskandar Zulkarnaen bin Haji Hamdilah.
It was then continued with the certificate presentation and later the sprinkling of scented flowers to the participants led by the guest of honour and was followed by the participants’ teachers, parents and guardians.
The ceremony then ended with the recitation of Doa Selamat.
Among the objectives of the ceremony was to celebrate the completion of the recitation of the 30 Juzuk of the Al-Quran by the participants as well as to instill love towards reading the Al-Quran.