The Brunei Islamic Religious Council, MUIB yesterday held a 25 times Khatam Al-Quran ceremony in conjunction with the anniversary of the council's Badan Tanmiah Harta or Asset Development Body. The function took place yesterday afternoon at the Suri Seri Begawan Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Damit Mosque in Kampung Manggis/Madang.
The reading of surah Al-Fatihah was led by Yang Berhormat Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Awang Othman, Minister of Religious Affairs as the Yang Dipertua of MUIB. Doa khatam Al-Quran and reading of Dikir Marhaban were led by Haji Jofri bin Haji Abidin, the mosque's Imam. Also present was Pengiran Dato Seri Paduka Haji Bahrom bin Pengiran Haji Bahar, Deputy Minister of Religious Affairs as Chairman of MUIB's Badan Tanmiah Harta Board of Directors. Established on the 5th of July 1994, the body acts as an investment body that functions in the management of a part of MUIB's assets and developing the assets for the future interest of the country's muslim ummah.
Source: Radio Television Brunei