| Syazwani Hj Rosli |
IN CONJUNCTION with the upcoming 31st National Day celebration, 186 youths from secondary schools in the Tutong District yesterday participated in the 31 Times Khatam Al-Quran ceremony organised by the Youth and Sports Department, at the Hassanal Bolkiah Mosque in Pekan Tutong.
The guest of honour was Tutong District Officer, Awang Wardi bin Haji Mohammad Ali.
The ceremony began with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah followed with the recitation of verses from Al-Quran. The ceremony ended with a thanksgiving prayer.
The schools involved were Sufri Bolkiah Secondary School, Muda Hashim Secondary School, Tanjong Maya Secondary School, Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha Secondary School and the Tutong Sixth Form Centre.
The objective of the event was to highlight the importance of Al-Quran.