Politeknik Brunei (PB) on 11 April 2019, Thursday held a religious gathering that included the opening of Al-Quran recitation (Tedarus) for the upcoming Khatam Al-Quran ceremony, and a Tahlil for officers and staff.
It was organised by the Unit Pendidikan Islam, Department of General Studies of PB.
The event was held at its Ong Sum Ping campus and saw Assistant Director of PB Alias bin Haji Abu Bakar as guest of honour.
Heads of departments and schools under the jurisdiction of PB, senior officers, officers, lecturers and staff as well as students’ representative council and students also participated.
This celebration is one of the annual event to glorify the journey of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) and in response to His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam’s titah during the National Level Nuzul Al-Quran Celebration of 1438 Hijrah, which emphasised that all major Islamic events should be welcomed and glorified as it is part of the Islamic history itself. The event also aimed to instil love for Al-Quran among the PB community.
The event began with Surah Al-Fatihah recitation by the assistant director, followed by the opening of the Quranic reading.
The ceremony concluded with the recitation of Doa Selamat by Religious Education Officer, Department of General Studies, PB Awangku Haji Jamaludin bin Pengiran Haji Zainal.