In conjunction with the Universiti Teknologi Brunei, UTB's Convocation Ceremony which will take place on the 12th of this month, 268 graduands who have completed the reading of 30 chapters of Al-Quran were celebrated at a Khatam Al-Quran ceremony. The ceremony was held at the Universiti Brunei Darussalam Mosque yesterday afternoon.

The ceremony began with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah followed by the reading of Surah Ad-Dhuha until Surah Al-Masad by the khatam participants. The function was followed by the reading of Takhtim and Doa Khatam.

The presentation of khatam certificates and gifts to 119 male graduands were led by Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Hamzah bin Haji Sulaiman, the Minister of Education. While 149 female graduands received their certificates from Datin Seri Paduka Dr. Hajah Romaizah binti Haji Mohd Salleh, Deputy Minister of Education. Also present were Dr.Haji Azman bin Ahmad, Permanent Secretary for Higher Education at the Ministry of Education and Awang Haji Ady Syarmin bin Hj Md Taib, Acting Vice Chancellor of UTB.

Source: Radio Television Brunei