| Syazwani Hj Rosli |
ONE-HUNDRED-AND-FIFTY-FOUR Year 6 students – 146 from Pengiran Anak Puteri Hafizah Sururul Bolkiah Religious School (PAPHSB) and eight from International School of Brunei (ISB) – yesterday participated in a Khatam Al-Quran.
The event was held at the multi-purpose hall of Pengiran Anak Puteri Muta-Wakkilah Hayatul Bolkiah Religious School in Kampong Serusop.
The guest of honour was Ramlee bin Haji Jamudin, Director of Policy and Administration at the Ministry of Industry and Primary Resources (MIPR). His wife was also present at the event.
The Khatam Al-Quran began with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah led by the guest of honour followed by the recitation of verses of Al-Quran from Surah Ad-Dhuha until Surah Al-Masad by the Khatam Al-Quran participants.
There was also the recitation of Takhtim by Year 5 female students and Doa Khatam by Ak Md Adi Aiman bin Pengiran Hj Jofri. The event also saw the sprinkling of scented flowers on the participants prior to the certificate presentation by the guest of honour.
A Doa Selamat was recited later to conclude the event.
The Khatam Al-Quran is part of Department of Islamic Studies’ annual project which aims to guide the students in reciting the Al-Quran until they complete the 30 Juzuks with correct Tajwid fluently.