In conjunction with the 35th National Day celebration, the Ministry of Finance and Economy and the Departments under it yesterday morning held a Khatam Al-Quran Ceremony at the ministry's surau in Jalan Commonwealth Drive.

In attendance was Dato Seri Paduka Awang Ahmaddin bin Haji Abdul Rahman, Deputy Minister of Finance and Economy for Fiscal. The ceremony began with the reading of Surah Al-Fatihah, followed by a mass reading of Surah Ad-Dhuha to Surah Al-Massad, takhtim Al-Quran and Doa Selamat. The function among other things aimed to further enliven the National Day Celebration with beneficial activities such as the reading of Al-Quran, in line with the country's desire in making Brunei Darussalam a Zikir Nation.

Source: Radio Television Brunei