7 September 2019 – In conjunction with Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB) Convocation 2019, 268 participants took part in the Khatam Al-Quran ceremony that was held at the University Mosque, Tungku Link, Gadong. The participants comprised of 119 male and 149 female graduands from Master’s Degree and Bachelor’s Degree.
Present as the Guest of Honour was The Honourable Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Hamzah bin Haji Sulaiman, Minister of Education, Ministry of Education. Also present were Yang Mulia Datin Seri Paduka Dr. Hajah Romaizah binti Haji Mohd Salleh, Deputy Minister of Education; Yang Mulia Dr. Haji Azman bin Ahmad, Permanent Secretary (Higher Education); and Yang Mulia Awang Haji Ady Syarmin bin Hj Md Taib, Acting Vice-Chancellor of UTB.
The ceremony began with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah led by the Guest of Honour, followed by recitation of Surah Ad-Dhuha until Surah Al-Masad by the participants, which was led by Yang Mulia Awang Haji Abdul Haadi bin Haji Ali Hassan, graduand from Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering. The event then proceeded with Takhtim and Doa Khatam recited by Yang Mulia Awang Louay Syaddie Haddag bin Abdul Gafur, from Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical and Electronic Engineering.
The Guest of Honour presented certificates and souvenirs to the male khatam participants and as for the female khatam participants was presented by the Deputy Minister of Education. The event concluded with a Doa Selamat which was read by Yang Mulia Ustaz Mohammad Fazalley bin Haji Hidup, Head of Religious Unit of UTB.
For the upcoming UTB Convocation Ceremony 2019, a total of 451 graduands will be graduating next Thursday, 12 September 2019 at the Plenary Hall, International Convention Centre (ICC), Berakas.