The Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports (MCYS) through the Community Development Department (JAPEM) organised a Khatam Al-Quran ceremony for Welfare Home Complex (KRK) residents yesterday, to further enliven the spirit of patriotism.
A total of 18 males and four females completed the recitation of 30 Juzuks Al-Quran at the Rashidah Sa’adatul Bolkiah Mosque in Kampong Sungai Akar.
Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Awang Haji Aminuddin Ihsan bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin was the guest of honour.
The ceremony began with recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah led by the minister, and followed with the recitation of Juzuk ‘Amma to mark the completion of Khatam Al-Quran, Takhtim and Doa Khatam.
A Dikir Marhaban and presentation of certificate were later held.
The programme aimed to empower participants’ quality of reading and encourage residents to read Al-Quran in their daily life.