55 Primary 6 pupils of the Jerudong International School Religious School who have completed the reading of 30 juzuk or chapters of Al-Quran, yesterday afternoon participated in a Khatam Al-Quran Ceremony. The function was held at the Jerudong International School, JIS.
The ceremony began with a reading of Surah Al-Fatihah led by Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Awang Abdul Mutalib bin Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Setia Dato Paduka Haji Mohammad Yusof, Minister of Transport and Infocommunications. This was followed by the reading of quranic verses from Surah Ad-Duha until Surah Al-Masad by the khatam participants. The ceremony aimed to encourage the students to love and assimilate the Quran as well as Islamic teachings.
Source: Radio Television Brunei