Promoting Al-Quran reading as life-long pursuit

Azlan Othman

Over 150 congregants from Rashidah Sa’adatul Bolkiah Mosque in Kampong Sungai Akar took part in a Khatam Al-Quran ceremony, dubbed ‘One Week, One Khatam’, on Friday.

Minister of Primary Resources and Tourism Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Ali bin Apong, Minister of Defence II Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof and 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 were among the attendees of the event.

The event is held weekly with the aim of encouraging Muslims to make the reading of Al-Quran a life-long pursuit.

Minister of Primary Resources and Tourism Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Ali bin Apong, Minister of Defence II Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof and 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 at the religious event. PHOTO: AZLAN OTHMAN