Khatam Al-Quran marks His Majesty’s 74th birthday

Azlan Othman

Around 13 members of Al-Quran reading group of Kampong Sungai Besar Mosque held a Khatam Al-Quran yesterday.

The event was held in conjunction with His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam’s 74th birthday celebration. The ceremony began with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah and Surah-Surah Lazim led by Mohd Wafi bin Ismail, followed by the recitation of Takhtim and Doa Tahlil.

It continued with the recitation of Doa Allah Peliharakan Sultan dan Negara Brunei Darussalam led by Haji Hanafiah. The religious gathering aimed to further glorify the mosque and instil love towards Al-Quran.

Khatam participants in a group photo. PHOTO: AZLAN OTHMAN