A total of 513 students from Institute of Brunei Technical Education (IBTE) who will be graduating next Tuesday were feted in a Khatam Al-Quran ceremony yesterday in conjunction with the 30th convocation ceremony.
Of the total, 211 males and 302 females derived from various programmes, participated in the Khatam Al-Quran ceremony held at the Suri Seri Begawan Raja Pengiran Anak Damit Mosque.
The ceremony commenced with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah led by the guest of honour, Chairman of Sabli Group of Companies Haji Abdul Hamid @ Haji Sabli bin Haji Arshad in his capacity as a member of IBTE’s Board of Governors.
It was followed with the recitation of Al-Quran verses by the students led by Abdul Azmi Rajae bin Haji Abdul Aziz from IBTE Jefri Bolkiah Campus. Takhtim and Doa Khatam were led by IBTE student from Sultan Saiful Rijal Campus Muhammad Hisyamuddin bin Haji Sarudin.
The ceremony was enlivened with Dikir Marhaban and Doa Kesyukuran led by Muhammad Faris Abid bin Haji Mohammad Azmi, student from IBTE Nakhoda Ragam Campus.
The ceremony aims to encourage students to love Al-Quran and read it daily.