| Syazwani Hj Rosli |
OFFICERS and staff members of the Language Literature Bureau (DBP) took part in its inaugural Khatam Al-Quran ceremony held in conjunction with the Language Month 2019 at the DBP’s Sarmayuda Hall in Old Airport, Berakas yesterday.
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 was the guest of honour.
Permanent Secretary (Administration, Finance and Estate) at the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports (MCYS) Pengiran Mohammad Amirrizal bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud, Deputy Permanent Secretaries at the MCYS Saidah binti Haji Wahid @ Burut and Colonel (Rtd) Pengiran Haji Maiddin bin Pengiran Haji Said along with senior officers, officers and staff members of the DBP were also present.
The religious event began with the recitation of Sayyidul Istighfar led by Md Eddy Effendy @ Md Hardi bin Mahdeli followed by the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah by the guest of honour.
The recitation of Doa Khatam was read by Mohamad Zaidi bin Haji Daud. The event later saw the recitation of Doa Tahlil and Dikir Asyraqal led by Haji Suhib bin Haji Sulaiman. It concluded with the recitation of Doa Selamat by Muhammad Hafizan bin Hasnan.
The ceremony is hoped to become DBP’s annual activity in conjunction with the Language Month celebration which aimed towards gaining blessings from Allah the Almighty as well as to encourage Al-Quran recitation among the officers and staff members of the department.