Kampung Sengkurong 'B' Consultative Council and the council's Women's Group yesterday evening organised a Khatam Al-Quran and presentation of donations to orphans in the area. The ceremony began with the reading of Al-Quran, followed by the reading Tahlil and Doa Arwah. 73 selected orphans received donations handed over by Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Putera Maharaja Dato Paduka Awang Haji Abdul Ghani bin Pehin Datu Pekerma Dewa Dato Paduka Awang Haji Abdul Rahim,Member of the Legislative Council as the Advisor of Kampung Sengkurong 'B' Consultative Council.
The Kampung Sinaut Takmir Committee yesterday evening also held a Khatam al-Quran and handover of donations to orphans and the poor in the village. At the event, 12 orphans and 14 poor received donations handed over by Awang Haji Adnan bin Haji Adam, the Assistant District Officer of Tutong. The charitable act was intended not only to help the underprivileged but also to give the kampung residents the opportunity to reap more blessings in Ramadhan.
Meanwhile, the alumni of Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Tahfiz Al-Quran Institute also held a Khatam Al-Quran ceremony yesterday evening. 300 people participated in the event. Present was Pengiran Haji Amiruddin bin Pengiran Haji Damit, the Acting Principal of Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Tahfiz Al-Quran Institute as the Patron of the institute's alumni. The event began with the reading Majlis dimulakan dengan bacaan 30 juzuk Al-Quran dan disusuli dengan tahlil serta doa arwah. According to Awang Haji Muhammad Sujairi bin Haji Dollah, the Chairman of Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Tahfiz Al-Quran Institute's Alumni it was the first such event organised by the alumni and the objective was to reunite former principals, their deputies, officers, teachers and other employees of the institute.
Source: Radio Television Brunei