Khatam Al-Quran marks royal birthday

Lyna Mohamad

Members from Kampong Batu Marang Mosque Takmir Committee recently organised a Khatam Al-Quran ceremony in conjunction with 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’s 75th birthday celebration.

Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office Dato Seri Setia Haji Awang Abdul Mokti bin Haji Mohd Daud led the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah. It continued with the recitation of verses from Al-Quran from Surah Ad-dhuha until Surah Al-Masal, followed by the reading of Takhtim and Dikir Marhaban.

The event concluded with the recitation of Doa Khatam led by the mosque’s Imam Md Sharine Hadiman.

The minister also presented certificates to over 70 participants.

Takmir Committee Secretary Haji Mohammad Isa bin Haji Marsidi, in his capacity as the chairperson of the organising committee, presented a token of appreciation to the guest of honour. A Doa Selamat and Doa Allah Peliharakan Sultan were read by Imam Saiful Rizal to bless the ceremony.

Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office Dato Seri Setia Haji Awang Abdul Mokti bin Haji Mohd Daud at the event. PHOTO: LYNA MOHAMAD