To further glorify the month of Ramadhan which is coming to an end, the Autoriti Monetori Brunei Darussalam, AMBD, yesterday afternoon held a Khatam Al-Quran ceremony. The ceremony took place at the Ministry of Finance, Commonwealth Drive.
The ceremony began with the recital of Surah Al-Fatihah led by Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Kerna Dato Seri Setia Doctor Haji Awang Abu Bakar bin Haji Apong, Minister of Home Affairs, as Deputy Chairman of the AMBD Board of Directors. The ceremony was followed by the reading of ayat Lazim and takhtim. It also coincided with the presentation of donations to orphans. The contribution is hoped to alleviate the burden of the orphan in preparing for the upcoming Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebration. Also present was Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Paduka Dr Awang Haji Mohd Amin Liew bin Abdullah, Second Minister of Finance.
Source: Radio Television Brunei