Khatam Al-Quran marks N-Day

Lyna Mohamad

Forty-three male and female participants took part in a Khatam Al-Quran ceremony held by Brunei Malay Teachers Association (PGGMB) yesterday, in conjunction with the 37th National Day celebration.

The event was jointly organised by the Religious, Women and Welfare Sections of the association.

PGGMB President Haji Yussof bin Haji Mohamad was the guest of honour at the event aimed at instilling the spirit of Al-Quran recitation and forging closer ties among participants as well as enlivening the National Day celebrations.

The ceremony began with a mass recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah and verses of Al-Quran led by Haji Yussof, followed by the recitation of Takhtim, Tahlil and Doa Arwah led by PGGMB Religious Section Committee member Abd Hakeem bin Haji Sulaiman.

A Dikir Marhaban followed and the recitation of Doa Peliharakan Sultan and Negara Brunei Darussalam by Director of Religious Section Haji Rusli bin Haji Md Salleh concluded the event.

Brunei Malay Teachers Association President Haji Yussof bin Haji Mohamad during the religious ceremony. PHOTO: LYNA MOHAMAD