The Tadarus ceremony that was held every night at Istana Nurul Iman since the beginning of Ramadhan ended last night with the Khatam Al-Quran ceremony. The function took place at Baitur Rahmah, Istana Nurul Iman.
The ceremony was held in the presence of Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Sanggamara Diraja Retired Major General Pengiran Haji Ibnu Basit bin Pengiran Datu Penghulu Pengiran Haji Apong.
The function began with the reading of Surah Al-Fatihah led by Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Paduka Seri Utama Dato Paduka Seri Setia Awang Haji Salim bin Haji Besar.
The reading of Al-Quran verses from Surah Ad-Dhuha was led by Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Kerna Dato Seri Setia Doctor Haji Awang Abu Bakar bin Haji Apong, Minister of Home Affairs.
This was followed by the reading of Takhtim and Tahlil. Meanwhile, the Doa Khatam was recited by Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Paduka Seri Utama Dato Paduka Seri Setia Awang Haji Salim bin Haji Besar.
This was followed by the Dikir Syarafil Anam and Marhaban presented by Yang Dimuliakan Pehin-Pehin Khatib; Yang Dimuliakan Begawan-Begawan Pehin Khatib; Mudim-Mudim and Begawan-Begawan Mudim, led by Yang Dimuliakan Begawan Pehin Khatib Dato Paduka Haji Awang Hamidon bin Begawan Pehin Siraja Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Haji Awang Abdul Hamid, who also read recited the Doa Dikir.
Meanwhile, the Doa Selamat was read by Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Seri Maharaja Dato Paduka Seri Setia Doktor Ustaz Haji Awang Abdul Aziz bin Juned, State Mufti.
Also present were Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran-Pengiran Cheteria; Cabinet Ministers; Members of Council, Deputy Ministers; Pengiran-Pengiran Peranakan; Yang Dimuliakan Pehin-Pehin Manteri and Manteri-Manteri Bertauliah; Permanent Secretaries and Deputy Permanent Secretaries.
Source: Radio Television Brunei