In conjunction with the holy month of Ramadhan, The Office of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam has organised the Julangan Titah Event which was enlivened with the reading of Quranic Verses of An-nisaa', Surah Yaasiin, Tahlil and Doa as well as breaking of the fast with a number of orphans and senior citizens for 1440 Hijrah/ 2019. The event took place at Dewan Serambi Batil, Tarindak D'Seni, Jalan Residency Subok in the capital.

The ceremony began with the reading of Surah An-Nisaa' verse one to six, read by Awang Muhammad Nursyazwi Zawawi bin Shahri, a student from Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Tahfiz Al-Quran Institute, who holds a memorisation record of 24 juzuk or chapters of Al-Quran.

While the translation of the verses was read by Muhammad Haziq Asnawi bin Yussof, a student of Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Tahfiz Al-Quran Institute, who holds a memorisation record of 13 juzuk.

The reading of Surah Yaasiin was led by Awang Mohammad Aziz bin Aszreen Shah bin Haji Mohd Zain, who is also a student at the Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Tahfiz Al-Quran Institute with a memorisation record of 30 juzuk.

This was followed with the reading of doa Yaasiin by Awang Afnan Naqiuddin bin Mahmud, a pre-u student in Syariah stream at the Hassanal Bolkiah Boys Arabic Secondary School.

Awang Ahmad Nabil Ali Hassan bin Sulaiman, a pre-u student in Syariah stream at the Hassanal Bolkiah Boys Arabic Secondary School then headed the reading of tahlil.

Doa tahlil was recited by Awang Muhammad Wafiq Syahmi bin Awang Mahali, a student at the Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Tahfiz Al-Quran Institute with a memorisation record of 20 juzuk.

Doa peliharakan Sultan was read by Awang Ahmad Hamizan @ Ahmad Aliridha bin Haji Laidin, a student at the Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Tahfiz Al-Quran Institute with a memorisation record of 23 juzuk.

The ceremony was enlivened with the reading of sayyidul istighfar led by Awangku Abdul Ghaffar bin Pengiran Haji Redziman, a student at the Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Tahfiz Al-Quran Institute with a memorisation record of 2 juzuk. The readers comprised of 13 orphans studying at the Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Tahfiz Al-Quran Institute and Hassanal Bolkiah Boys Arabic Secondary School.

At the event, 204 orphans and 10 senior citizens from the Brunei Muara District received donations for the preparation of upcoming Hari Raya Aidil Fitri. The act of kindness and to love the orphans as well as senior citizens are a commendable act in Islam and is a social responsibility for every member of the society. It is hoped that such contribution will bring happiness to the recipients especially during this festive season.

In attendance were cabinet ministers, deputy ministers, permanent secretaries, deputy permanent secretaries and special guests.

Source: Radio Television Brunei