Syazwani Hj Rosli
Rashidah Sa’adatul Bolkiah Mosque (MRSB) recently organised a Doa Kesyukuran and 74 times 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 74th birthday celebration.
Joining the ceremony through an online platform were Minister of Primary Resources and Tourism Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Ali bin Haji Apong in his capacity as the patron of MRSB; Minister of Defence II Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof; Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office Dato Seri Setia Haji Awang Abdul Mokti bin Haji Mohd Daud; and Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Awang Haji Aminuddin Ihsan bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin.
A total of 250 senior citizens, adults, youth and children participated in the Khatam Al-Quran ceremony, which commenced on January 12.
The event aimed to show gratitude and pray for the well-being and the safety of His Majesty and the country, while upholding His Majesty’s wish of seeing Brunei as a Zikir Nation whose citizens are Al-Quran literate.