In commemorating the Prisons Department's 66th anniversary that is celebrated on every 1st of March, a Doa Kesyukuran and Khatam Al-Quran Ceremony was held yesterday afternoon at the Pengiran Anak Haji Mohamed Alam Mosque in Tutong District.
The ceremony commenced with the Mass Sunat Hajat prayer. Present among congregants was Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Kerna Dato Seri Setia Doctor Haji Awang Abu Bakar bin Haji Apong, Minister of Home Affairs, who also led the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah.
The Khatam Al-Quran ceremony was conducted by the department's religious committee. Also present were Awang Haji Muhammad Isamuddin bin Abdullah Juna, Acting Prisons Director and Awang Shamsul Bahrin bin Haji Mohd Hussain, Tutong District Officer.
The function coincided with the handover of endowment to Awang Haji Mohd Khairul Azmy bin Haji Bakar, Mosque Affairs Officer as the mosque's head imam.
Source: Radio Television Brunei