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End of holy month filled with acts of piety, charity

Izah Azahari

The last days of Ramadhan were filled with acts of worship as Muslims sought blessings and rewards during the holy month.

The Welfare Body of Police’s Wives and Families (PEKERTI) held a Tedarus and Khatam Al-Quran Ceremony at the Police Gadong Headquarters Surau.

Spouse of Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) Commissioner of Police and PEKERTI President Pengiran Datin Hajah Zauyah binti Pengiran Haji Sulaiman was the guest of honour. Also present were PEKERTI Chairwoman Sabrina Aziemah binti Abdullah Chong and PEKERTI High Committee members as well as PEKERTI branch members.

The ceremony began with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah led by Superintendent Hajah Norputemah binti Haji Puteh, followed by Sayyidul Istighfar and Doa Al-Quran by Norliza binti Abdul Jalil. The event continued with the recitation of 30 Juzuk of Al-Quran and Doa Takhtim, before concluding with Doa Khatam led by Hajah Hazlina binti Haji Mohammed.

On Saturday, a recitation of Surah Yaasiin and Tahlil was held by the Kampong Jerudong ‘A’ Village Consultative Council (MPK).

A donation to 20 orphans from Kampong Jerudong was also handed over by Kampong Jerudong A Village Consultative Council Advisor Pehin Orang Kaya Lela Pahlawan Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Mohd Jaafar bin Haji Abdul Aziz.

ABOVE & BELOW: Members of the Brunei Darussalam Scout Association; and members of PEKERTI during a Khatam Al-Quran ceremony. PHOTOS: PPNBD, PEKERTI & BAHYIAH BAKIR

ABOVE & BELOW: Orphans receiving donations from the PPNBD; and MPK Kampong Jerudong ‘A’

 

Takaful Brunei Executive Officer Haji Shahrildin bin Pehin Orang Kaya Lela Utama Dato Paduka Haji Jaya and Brunei Gas Carrier officers Wardi bin Dato Haji Buntar, Zulhilmi bin Idris, Haji Mohd Fakhri bin Haji Harith and Nairul Anwar bin Haji Ibrahim also presented donations.

Acting Penghulu of Mukim Sengkurong Dr Haji Abdullah Hanif bin Orang Kaya Maharaja Dinda Haji Saman was also present at the event.

On Friday, the Brunei Darussalam Scouts Association (PPNBD) organised a Khatam Al-Quran ceremony at the PPNBD Prayer Hall.

The recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah was led by Chief Commissioner Haji Awang Badar bin Haji Awang Ali.

This was followed by the recitation of Al-Quran verses, Doa Takhtim, Dikir and the Doa Khatam recited by Acting HQ Commissioner, Religious Section Haji Rosaimi bin Haji Othman.

The event also saw the presentation of donations to 23 orphans.

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