The 72-times Khatam Al-Quran Ceremony for the Brunei Muara District Mukim and Kampung Consultative Councils for Adults is one of the religious activities held to further enliven the 72nd birthday celebration of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam. The observation for the reading of Al-Quran verses for the said ceremony was held at the Jame' Asr' Hassanil Bolkiah.
The Al-Quran reading scrutinising for 70 adult participants was conducted by the Islamic Studies Department to assess their respective reading. Among those in attendance was Yang Berhormat Pengiran Haji Mohamed bin Pengiran Haji Osman@Othman, Member of the Legislative Council. Apart from celebrating the upcoming birthday celebration of His Majesty, the function also upholds the aspiration of the Monarch in making Brunei Darussalam as a Zikir Nation.
Source: Radio Television Brunei