Parents happy with return of Al-Quran classes

Lyna Mohamad

Parents sighed with relief and expressed gratitude when Al-Quran classes at Jame’ ‘Asr Hassanil Bolkiah resumed last Friday following the announcement during a recent COVID-19 press conference.

The parents are happy that the children can fill up their non-school day with religious obligations.

Parents said they had no reservations about sending their children back to Al-Quran class as the authorities has flattened the curve of COVID-19 infections and are confident with the health measures in place to curb the virus’ spread.

Imam Abdul Aziz bin Haji Abdullah noted that Al-Quran classes resumed as normal and are conducted in accordance with health guidelines and advices by the Mosque Affairs Department and the Ministry of Health (MoH). He assured that hygiene is of utmost importance during as well as outside of class.

Al-Quran class in session. PHOTO: LYNA MOHAMAD