Khatam Al-Quran marks 36th National Day celebration

Syazwani Hj Rosli

The Kampong Sungai Buloh Al-Mudariddah Women’s Bureau organised a Khatam Al-Quran ceremony for Mukim Mentiri Zone 2 and Mukim Serasa at the Hassanal Bolkiah Mosque in RPN Kampong Mentiri yesterday.

Over 200 participated in the religious ceremony held in conjunction with the 36th National Day celebration.

Spouse of the Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports Datin Nurhayana Janis binti Abdullah Lim was the guest of honour.

The ceremony began with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah led by Pengiran Hajah Rohani binti Pengiran Haji Ibrahim followed by the recitation of Sayyidul Istighfar and verses of Al-Quran. The Takhtim was recited by Hajah Ismawati binti Haji Sulaiman and Doa Khatam was read by Pengiran Hajah Ommi Kalthum binti Pengiran Haji Abdul Razak.

The event proceeded with the recitation of Dikir Asyraqal and certificate presentation.

It concluded with the reading of Doa Allah Peliharakan Sultan dan Negara Brunei Darussalam and Doa Selamat.

The event’s objectives were to enliven the National Day celebration and instil love towards Al-Quran.

ABOVE & BELOW: Photos show participants during the Khatam Al-Quran ceremony. PHOTOS: SYAZWANI HJ ROSLI