143 students celebrated in Khatam Al-Quran

|     Wani Roslan     |

PENGIRAN Anak Puteri Muta-Wakkilah Hayatul Bolkiah Religious School feted 143 students comprising 68 from the morning session and 75 from the afternoon session at a Khatam Al-Quran ceremony upon completing the reading of 30 Juzuks of Al-Quran at the multipurpose hall of the school in Kampong Serusop yesterday.

The special guest, Assistant Director of the Islamic Studies (Corporate Service), Ministry of Religious Affairs Ustaz Haji Rusli bin Haji Md Salleh, presented the certificates to the Khatam participants.

The ceremoy began with the mass recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah led by the special guest followed by the reading of verses of Al-Quran from Surah Adh-Dhuhaa to Surah Al-Masad by the Khatam participants.

The ceremony is part of the annual activities of the school in producing a generation who are Al-Quran-literate as well as to instil the love and appreciation of the students towards Al-Quran and the teaching of Islam and to seek the blessings from Allah the Almighty.

Students during the recitation of Khatam Al-Quran. – WANI ROSLAN