Khatam ceremony at Senior Citizen Activity Centre

Wani Roslan

A Khatam Al-Quran ceremony for the ‘One Day, One Juzuk’ was held at the Senior Citizen Activity Centre of Tutong District yesterday.

The ceremony was organised by the Senior Citizen Activity Centre of Tutong District in collaboration with the Community Development Department (JAPEM), Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports (MCYS).

The guest of honour was Permanent Secretary at the MCYS Pengiran Haji Mohd Hasnan bin Pengiran Haji Ali Hassan.

The ceremony commenced with a mass recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah led by the guest of honour, followed by the recitation of Takhtim by chairman and working committee member of the centre Haji Hamaffi bin Md Yassin, a Doa Khatam and Dikir Asyrakal.

The ceremony concluded with the Doa Allah Peliharakan Sultan dan Negara Brunei Darussalam by Bilal of Hassanal Bolkiah Mosque, Pekan Tutong Hazrin bin Haji Hassan. The ceremony aimed to seek blessings from Allah the Almighty, and strengthen ties among senior citizens and MCYS members.

Also in attendance was Legislative Council member and Penghulu of Mukim Telisai Yang Berhormat Haji Ramli bin Haji Lahit, Acting Director of JAPEM Noryani binti Haji Abdul Rani, penghulus and village heads as well as senior officials from JAPEM and MCYS.

Permanent Secretary at the MCYS Pengiran Haji Mohd Hasnan bin Pengiran Haji Ali Hassan at the event. PHOTOS: WANI ROSLAN
A section of the Khatam participants.