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13/08/2019  Full Rehearsal for 73 Times Khatam Al-Quran Ceremony



One thousand, seven hundred and eight participants will take part in the 73 Times Khatam Al-Quran Ceremony for Members of Mukim and Village Consultative Councils and school students nationwide.  The Khatam Al-Quran ceremony is in conjunction with His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam's 73rd Birthday celebration.   The ceremony at the Banquet Hall of Istana Nurul Iman will take place on Thursday.  A full rehearsal was held yesterday afternoon to ensure the smooth running of the event. 


In attendance were Yang  Amat  Mulia  Pengiran Lela  Cheteria  Sahibun  Najabah  Pengiran  Anak  Haji Abdul  Aziz bin  Pengiran  Jaya  Negara  Pengiran  Haji  Abu  Bakar, Yang  Di- Pertua of  Adat  Istiadat  Negara; Yang  Berhormat  Pehin  Orang  Kaya  Seri  Kerna  Dato  Seri  Setia  Doctor  Haji  Awang  Abu  Bakar bin  Haji  Apong, Minister of Home Affairs;  Yang  Berhormat  Pehin  Udana  Khatib  Dato  Paduka  Seri  Setia  Ustaz  Haji  Awang  Badaruddin bin  Pengarah  Dato  Paduka  Haji  Awang  Othman, Minister of Religious Affairs; Yang  Berhormat  Dato  Seri  Setia  Awang  Haji  Hamzah bin  Haji  Sulaiman, Minister of Education and Yang  Amat  Mulia  Pengiran  Penggawa  Laila  Bentara  Istiadat  Diraja  Dalam  Istana, Pengiran  Haji  Alauddin bin  Pengiran  Paduka  Tuan  Pengiran  Haji  Abu  Bakar, the Grand Chamberlain as Co-advisors of the 73 Times Khatam Al-Quran Ceremony.   The event is a Pasambah or gift from the people to His Majesty, as well a doa to Allah Subhanahu Wa Taala for His Majesty's longevity, excellent health and continued reign with Allah's guidance and protection.