| Wani Roslan |
THE Sengkurong Sixth Form Centre (PTES) recently held a Khatam Al-Quran ceremony for 91 students (23 male and 68 female participants) in its multi-purpose hall.
The event commenced with a recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah led by the guest of honour, Dato Seri Setia Hj Abdul Aziz bin Orang Kaya Maharaja Lela Hj Mohd Yusof, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Religious Affairs (MoRA).
It continued with recitations of verses (Surah Ad-Dhuha to Surah Al-Lahab) from the Holy Quran by the Khatam participants, followed by a Takhtim recitation led by the female students as well as the Doa Khatam recitation led by a representative of the participants.
The ceremony was further enlivened by the Dikir Marhaban and sprinkling of scented flowers (Bunga Rampai), followed by the presentation of certificates to participants by the guest of honour.
Among others, the event aimed to instil interest among students in reading the Quran as well as to inculcate good values into the participants.