RBPF holds Khatam Al-Quran, retirement ceremonies
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN
THE Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) held a retirement ceremony yesterday for its officers who had completed their service between the years 2012 and 2016.
The ceremony saw 24 officers honoured at the Officers’ Mess of the Police Headquarters in Gadong.
Present to give a speech in appreciation of the retirees’ long service was Police Commissioner Dato Paduka Seri Hj Mohd Jammy Hj Muhd Shah Al Islam.
Also present to hand out appreciation gifts to retired female RBPF personnel was the President of Welfare Body of Police Wives and Families (PEKERTI) Datin Hjh Kamariah Hj Abdul Hamid.
The police commissioner also attended the Khatam Al-Quran ceremony for 27 pupils from the Religious School for Children of the RBPF.
The event was in line with the Ministry of Religious Affairs’ (MoRA) annual mission to ensure Year 6 religious school students nationwide complete the reading of all chapters of the Quran.
Eleven male and 16 female students from RBPF’s religious school participated in the ceremony that was held at the Police Training Centre’s Multipurpose Hall in Gadong.
The aim of the event was to encourage the regular practice of reciting Al-Quran in a manner that is accurate and smooth.
It is also to ensure that students complete the reading of all chapters of the noble book before they graduate from religious school.
The Brunei Times