In the Belait District, the launching ceremony to begin the recitation of the Quran verses 73 times Khatam took place at Kampung Pandan National Housing Scheme Mosque.
In attendance was Awang Mohd Riza bin Dato Paduka Haji Mohd Yunos, Permanent Secretary of Media and Cabinet at the Prime Minister's Office. 372 people participated in the ceremony. Also present were Yang Berhormat Awang Haji Abdul Hamid bin Haji Mumin and Yang Berhormat Awang Hanapi bin Md Siput, Members of the Legislative Council and Awang Ridzuan bin Haji Ahmad, Acting Belait District Officer.
In the Tutong District, it was held at the Pengiran Anak Haji Mohammed Alam Mosque in Kampung Sengkarai. Present was Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Abdul Aziz bin Orang Kaya Maharaja Lela Haji Mohd Yusof, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Religious Affairs. This year for the Tutong District, 382 people participated in the ceremony. Also present were Members of the Legislative Council and the Tutong District Officer.
Meanwhile in the Temburong District, it was held at the Muhammad Salleh Main Mosque in Pekan Bangar where one hundred eighty-two people participated. Among those present was Awang Haji Zolkiflee bin Haji Abdul Karim, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Energy (Energy and Human Resources) and Industry. Also present was Yang Berhormat Awang Haji Emran bin Haji Sabtu, Member of the Legislative Council.
Source: Radio Television Brunei