The Launching ceremonies of the 72 times khatam Al-Quran in conjunction with His Majesty's 72nd Birthday celebration were also held simultaneously in the other three districts.
In the Belait District, the ceremony was held at the Zainab mosque in Kampung Lumut. Present were Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Abdul Aziz bin Orang Kaya Maharaja Lela Haji Yusof, the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Religious Affairs. Also present were Yang Berhormat Haji Abdul Hamid Bin Haji Mumin and Yang Berhormat Awang Hanapi Bin Mohd Siput, Members of the Legislative Council. 412 participants attended the ceremony.
Meanwhile in the Tutong District, a similar ceremony was held at the Hassanal Bolkiah Mosque in Tutong Town. Present was Doctor Awang Haji Abdul Manaf bin Haji Metussin, the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Primary Resources and Tourism. 432 participants comprising of members of the Mukim and Kampung Consultative Councils as well as men, women, youths and students attended the ceremony. Also present were Members of the Legislative Council.
The Utama Muhammad Salleh mosque in Bangar Town was the focal point for a similar event. Present was Awang Haji Abdul Manap Bin Othman, the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Health. Also present was Yang Berhormat Awang Haji Emran bin Haji Sabtu, Member of the Legislative Council. 182 people comprising men, women, youths and students participated in the ceremony.
Source: Radio Television Brunei