In conjunction with the 36th National Day celebration, the Ministry of Defence and Royal Brunei Armed Forces, RBAF, yesterday afternoon held a Khatam Al-Quran ceremony at the Surau Ad-Difa', Ministry of Defence.
In attendance was Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Retired Major General Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof, Second Minister of Defence. Also in attendance were Major General Pengiran Dato Paduka Seri Aminan bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud, Commander of the RBAF and Retired Brigadier General Dato Seri Pahlawan Shahril Anwar bin Haji Ma'awiah, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Defence. Among the objectives of the ceremony is to encourage and cultivate the practice of reading Al-Quran among the staff of the ministry and RBAF.
Source: Radio Television Brunei