LegCo, MoFAT hold Khatam Al-Quran
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN
THE Legislative Council Speaker yesterday held a Khatam Al-Quran in commemorating the blessed month of Ramadhan.
Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Lela Dato Seri Setia Hj Abdul Rahman Dato Setia Hj Mohamed Taib hosted the ceremony at his residence in Kg Jerudong.
The ceremony began with a mass recital of Al-Fatihah led by Begawan Pehin Khatib Dato Paduka Hj Mustafa Hj Murat and followed by recital of Al-Quran and Tahtim.
The Khatam Al-Quran was aimed to encourage Al-Quran reading, where asides from forming a closer bond to Al-Quran, it is also hoped that reading Al-Quran would become a daily practice in life and not only just for Ramadhan.
Among those present yesterday was Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Imam Datu Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Hj Awg Abdul Hamid Bakal, a member of the Privy Council and Member of the Legislative Council, members of Legislative Council and officer and staff at the Legislative Council Department.
Meanwhile, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade also held a similar Khatam Al-Quran event held at the Balai Penghadapan, Bukit Kayangan.
Among those who attended includ Pengiran-Pengiran Cheteria, Cabinet Ministers, Legislative Council members, deputy ministers, Pehin-Pehin Manteri and Manteri-Manteri Hulubalang and permanent secretaries and their deputies.
The Brunei Times