Religious and Arabic schools in the Belait district yesterday morning held a rehearsal for the 72 times Khatam Al-Quran ceremony in conjunction with His Majesty's 72nd birthday. The ceremony was held at the Multipurpose Hall of the Paduka Seri Begawan Sultan Haji Omar Ali Saifuddien Religious School in Kuala Belait.

The briefing was delivered by Dayang Hajah Sinega binti Haji Swadi, Head of the Religious School Division, Islamic Studies Department. The Khatam Al-Quran ceremony aims to realise His Majesty's aspirations in making Brunei Darussalam a Zikir Nation. 272 students attended the ceremony.

Source: Radio Television Brunei