Glorifying Ramadhan with Khatam Al-Quran

Mukim Labi Mosque

|     Daniel Lim     |

TAKMIR committee of the Mukim Labi Mosque recently hosted a Khatam Al-Quran ceremony in conjunction with the holy month of Ramadhan.

More than 50 participants were at the religious event.

Acting Belait District Officer Haji Mohd Zamree bin Haji Junaidi was the guest of honour.

Also present was Legislative Council (LegCo) member and Village Head of Kampong Labi I Yang Berhormat Hanapi bin Mohd Siput.

This year’s ceremony saw the largest number of participants in the ceremony as noted by Secretary of the mosque’s Takmir Committee Hajah Marian binti Latip. She noted that the participants’ involvement will hopefully spur the appreciation for Al-Quran, and highlighted how the knowledge found in Al-Quran can be applied to daily lives.

Acting Belait District Officer Haji Mohd Zamree bin Haji Junaidi in a photo with the participants. – DANIEL LIM

She hoped the ceremony will encourage more participants to attend similar functions organised by the mosque in future.

The ceremony began with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah by the guest of honour followed by the mass recitation of Surah Adh-Dhuhaa to Surah An-Nas, Takhtim, Tahlil, Doa Khatam, and Dikir Marhaban.

The guest of honour presented gifts of appreciation and sprinkled scented oil to all participants.

The ceremony concluded with Sungkai, followed by a mass Maghrib prayer.


Badan Tanmiah Harta Majlis Ugama Islam

|     Rokiah Mahmud     |

BADAN Tanmiah Harta Majlis Ugama Islam yesterday hosted a Khatam Al-Quran ceremony at its office in Jalan Kota Batu.

The event began with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah led by the Director of Badan Tanmiah Harta Majlis Ugama Islam Haji Mohammad Ja’afar bin Haji Johari, followed by the Khatam Al-Quran ceremony, recitation of Takhtim and Dikir Marhaban.

Teachers from the Institut Tahfiz Al-Quran Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah also attended the event.

The ceremony is the organisation’s annual activity to enliven the holy month of Ramadhan, gain blessings and rewards from Allah the Almighty, and strengthen ties among officers and staff.

The Khatam Al-Quran participants

Brunei Darussalam Scouts Association

THE Brunei Darussalam Scout Association (PPNBD) hosted a Khatam Al-Quran ceremony for its members at the religious hall of the PPNBD Building.

The ceremony began with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah led by the President of PPNBD and guest of honour Haji Metussain bin Orang Kaya Sura Haji Tuba, and followed by the recitation of verses of Al-Quran and a mass Maghrib prayer.

PPNBD Chief Commissioner Haji Badar bin Haji Ali, Acting Deputy Commissioner Junaidi bin Haji Hussin, International Commissioner Abdul Manan bin Haji Abdul Latip, scout commissioners, scout leaders and members attended the event.

President of PPNBD Haji Metussain bin Orang Kaya Sura Haji Tuba during the event

Indian Muslim Community

|     Azaraimy HH     |

SOME 200 members of the Indian Muslim community in Gadong yesterday held a Sunnat Tarawikh prayer and Khatam Al-Quran at the Surau of the Gadong Properties building.

The prayer was led by Movlavi Alhafiz KM Ahamed Rizwan Alkhairi.

The religious activity was organised by Hajah Asbah Enterprise, and its manager Yusoof Saleem was the guest of honour.

Hosted annually by the community, the event also served to seek blessings from Allah the Almighty for protection and continued peace and prosperity in Brunei Darussalam.

Indian community members during the event. – AZARAIMY HH