The Ministry of Religious Affairs yesterday noon held a Khatam Al-Quran Ceremony for the ministry's officers and staff in conjunction with Ramadhan. The ceremony took place at Dewan Multaqa of the ministry.
The ceremony began with the reading of Surah Al-Fatihah 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, followed with the reading of khatam and takhtim verses.
Also in attendance were Dr Haji Adanan bin Haji Basar, Ra'es of Seri Begawan Religious Teachers University College and Awang Haji Mohd. Serudin bin Haji Timbang, Deputy Permanent Secretary for Policy and Religion at the Ministry of Religious Affairs. The ceremony among other things aimed to reap the multiple rewards of reading the holy Quran and to mark the completion of the tadarus activity.
Source: Radio Television Brunei