Two-hundred-and-three students of Duli Pengiran Muda Al-Muhtadee Billah College (Maktab Duli) comprising 63 males and 140 females were feted in a Khatam Al-Quran ceremony at the auditorium of the college yesterday.
Rector of Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali (UNISSA) Dr Haji Norarfan bin Haji Zainal was the guest of honour.
The ceremony began with a mass recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah led by the guest of honour, followed by the recitation of Surah Ad-Dhuha to Surah An-Nas by the Khatam participants.
It continued with the reading of Takhtim and Doa Khatam.
The ceremony was enlivened with Dikir Marhaban and followed by the sprinkling of scented flower and presentation of certificates to the Khatam participants by the guest of honour.
Also present were Principal of Maktab Duli Hajah Monaliza binti Haji Abdul Halim, deputy principals, parents and guardians of the students as well as lecturers and officers from Insurans Islam TAIB Holdings Sdn Bhd who sponsored the event.