Over 60 participate in Khatam Al-Quran

Rokiah Mahmud

A total of 66 members of associations under the Council of Women of Brunei Darussalam (CWBD) who participated in the 36th National Day March Past organised a Khatam Al-Quran and Doa Tolak Bala at the residence of Women’s Welfare Association (PKP) member Hajah Taibah binti Kudi.

The ceremony commemorated the Islamic New Year 1442 Hijrah. The event began with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah, Doa and verses from Al-Quran led by PKP members Julianawati binti Hamdan and Hajah Hawa binti Haji Mahmud.

It continued with Doa Takhtim led by Kampong Lambak Youth Association (PERBEKAL) members Hajah Nor Azimah binti Haji Mustapa and Nurul Hanisah binti Haji Rosli.

The event concluded with Doa Khatam and Dikir Marhaban by members of CWBD, Women’s Welfare Body of RPN Lambak Kanan (BAKANITA), Women’s Association of Kampong Junjongan (PEWAJA) and PERBEKAL.

President of PKP Belait District and Vice-President of CWBD Hajah Kertini binti Orang Kaya Paduka Setia Diraja Abang Haji Abu Hanifah presented certificates to participants.

A Doa Tolak Bala to protect the nation against COVID-19 outbreak was also read by Shafiq bin Haji Osman.

The ceremony aimed to foster closer ties among members of the associations, seek blessings and guidance from Allah the Almighty for the nation to be protected amid the COVID-19 pandemic, and seek blessings from Allah the Almighty for the the country and people of Brunei Darussalam.

Khatam Al-Quran participants at the event. PHOTO: ROKIAH MAHMUD