Various activities are held to enliven the month of Ramadhan Al-Mubarak. This morning, the Brunei Darussalam Women's Council held the Tadarus Openign Ceremony for 13 joint associations under it. The ceremony took place at the residence of Pengiran Datin Paduka Hajah Mariam binti Pengiran Haji Matarsat, the first Vice-President of the Women's Council in Kampung Manggis Dua.
100 members from several associations affiliated with the Women's Council attended the ceremony. The associations comprising of PERTIWI, WI, PGGMB, BISTARI, Girl Guides, Belait PKP, BAKTI, Women's Graduates, Perganita, Bakanita, Perbekal, Pewaja and Nurul Islam. The ceremony began with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah led by Pengiran Datin Paduka Hajah Mariam, followed by the reading of Al-Quran. Also present were Vices President of the Women's Council, Presidents of Associations and members of the Women's Bureau of the Kampung Manggis Consultative Council.
According to Pengiran Datin Paduka Hajah Mariam, such ceremony was held to get closer to Al-Quran and to foster closer relations among the association members.
Source: Radio Television Brunei