| Syazwani Hj Rosli |
A TOTAL of 219 future graduates of the Seri Begawan Religious Teachers University College (KUPU SB) were celebrated yesterday in conjunction with their upcoming graduation ceremony which will be held on November 20. The Khatam Al-Quran ceremony took place at the multipurpose hall of KUPU SB.
Present as the guest of honour at the religious event was Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Abdul Aziz bin Orang Kaya Maharaja Lela Haji Mohd Yusof, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Religious Affairs and spouse.
The ceremony commenced with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah led by the guest of honour. It was then followed with the mass recitation of Surah Waqiah from verse one to 96 by the participants of Khatam Al-Quran comprising 73 males and 146 female future graduates.
A Dikir Marhaban was then recited followed with the sprinkling of the scented flowers to the participants led by the guest of honour.
A Doa Selamat was afterwards recited to mark the end of the ceremony.
Among the objectives of the event were to further enliven the upcoming graduation ceremony as well as to seek blessings from Allah the Almighty for their achievements.
It also aims to appreciate the contributions of the future graduates throughout their time with the college as well as to enhance the relationship between the college’s citizens.