The reading of Al-Quran verses continues to reverberate throughout the country when various parties held a tadarus ceremony.
The Ministry of Finance and departments under it also organised such ceremony at the Duli Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Damit Mosque in Mukim Kilanas. Presdent was Dato Paduka Awang Haji Hisham bin Haji Mohammad Hanifah, Acting Second Minister of Finance. Also present was Dato Paduka Doctor Awang Haji Mohd Amin Liew bin Abdullah, Deputy Minister of Finance for Investment. The function was conducted by the Brunei Investment Agency.
The Islamic Dakwah Centre also held a tadarus ceremony. It was conducted by the Converts Welfare Unit, Converts Development Section in collaboration with Persatuan Nurul Islam. The function took place at the Surau of the Islamic Dakwah Centre at Berakas. More than 100 people attended the function comprising Islamic Dakwah Centre employees and new converts for the Brunei Muara District. Apart from providing approaches that relate to the month of Ramadan, such a function indirectly instill an interest to new converts to learn and read Al-Quran. After performing mass Magrib and Isyak prayer, the congregants perfomed Sunat Tarawih prayer. During the ceremony, 2 newly convert siblings, aged 27 and 23, shared their first experience fasting in Ramadan.
Source: Radio Television Brunei