The Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports (MCYS) hosted a Khatam Al-Quran for the trainees, officers and staff of Pusat Bahagia in all four districts yesterday.
Forty-six participants, including members of the Council for the Welfare of Persons with Different Abilities (MKOKU) and associations under it, completed their reading of 30 Juzuks of Al-Quran.
Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Aminuddin Ihsan bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin was the guest of honour at the ministry’s Di-Gadong Hall.
Permanent secretary and deputy permanent secretaries of the ministry were also present.
The event began with a recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah led by President of MKOKU Dato Paduka Haji Mohd Alimin bin Abdul Wahab, followed by readings of selected chapters from Al-Quran by the Khatam participants.
It proceeded with the presentation of certificates to Khatam participants by the guest of honour.
The Khatam Al-Quran was organised in conjunction with the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, as a result of the cooperation between MKOKU and associations under it.