Khatam Al-Quran for His Majesty’s birthday

Kampong Perpindahan Mata-Mata Mosque Takmir Committee

Over 160 participated in the 75-Times Khatam Al-Quran ceremony held in conjunction with the 75th birthday celebration of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam at Kampong Perpindahan Mata-Mata Mosque recently.

Minister of Defence II Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof was the guest of honour at the ceremony organised by the Kampong Perpindahan Mata-Mata Mosque Takmir Committee.

The ceremony started after mass Maghrib prayer with the recitation of Al-Quran verses by a student from Morocco Nour Eddine Chagraoui, who is currently studying at Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali (UNISSA).

It was followed by the recitation of Takhtim, Dikir Marhaban and Doa Khatam before concluding with a mass Isyak prayer.

The ceremony aimed to seek blessings from Allah the Almighty for the well-being of His Majesty and the people of Brunei Darussalam, while also expressing gratitude for the country’s continued prosperity under the leadership of His Majesty.

Minister of Defence II Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof at the Khatam Al-Quran ceremony. PHOTO: KAMPONG PERPINDAHAN MATA-MATA MOSQUE TAKMIR COMMITTEE

Kampong Bengkurong Muslimah Group

Lyna Mohamad

Forty-three Kampong Bengkurong Mosque Muslimah Group members participated in a Khatam Al-Quran ceremony at Badi’ah Hotel in Jalan Tutong yesterday.

It was held as part of the 75th birthday celebration of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam.

Guest of honour Hajah Selmah binti Haji Abdul Salam presented Al-Quran and certificates to participants.

The ceremony began with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah led by the guest of honour followed by the recitation of Surah Ad-Dhuha to Surah Al-Ikhlas, as well as recitation of Takhtim. The Doa Khatam and Doa Selamat were read by Haniah binti Haji Mohd Salleh.

A Dikir performance from the Kampong Bunut Mosque Muslimah Group followed, before a certificate presentation.

Hajah Selmah binti Haji Abdul Salam presents an Al-Quran and certificate to a participant. PHOTOS: LYNA MOHAMAD
ABOVE & BELOW: Participants read Al-Quran during the Khatam Al-Quran ceremony