The Bruneian Southampton (BruSton) society was honoured to host the Majlis Khatam Al-Quran
for the Southern region, in conjunction with Brunei Darussalam's 35th National Day. The event
was held on the 3rd of March, 2019 at the University of Southampton.
35 students from the Bruneian Southampton Society (BruSton), Brunei Bath Society (BruBath),
Brunei Bristol Society (BruStol), Brunei Cardiff Society (BruSCA), Brunei Exeter Society (BruEx),
Brunei Kent Society (BruKent), Brunei Reading Society (BruKnights) and Brunei South East Anglia
Society (BruSEA) came to participate in the event.
The event started at 11 am, with the recital of Surah al-Fatihah, led by the Director of Studies of
the Brunei Students Unit, Cikgu Pengiran Ali Shafie bin Pengiran Haji Abas, as the Guest of
Honour. This was followed by the recital of Surah-Surah Lazim, Takhtim and Dikir Marhaban. The
recital of Doa Khatam al-Quran was led by Muhammad Zaeem bin Haji Abdul Majid from the
University of Southampton.
Also present were the Religious Officer of Brunei Students Unit, Ustaz Isham Ismail, the President
of Brunei Students Union, Awangku Mohammad Hisyam Al-Yura bin Pengiran Haji Zainal Abidin,
and the President of Bruneian Religious Officers Students Association (BruROSA), Muhammad
Aqil bin Awang.
After the event, the attending students were given the opportunity to have a muzakarah with
Cikgu Pengiran Ali bin Pengiran Haji Abas and Ustaz Isham Ismail.
From left to right: Muna Maisarah Malik (Female Religious Officer of BruSton Society), Dayang Siti Maisarah Zaliqah binti Haji Awang Ramli (Vice President of BruROSA), Fatin Atiyah Suharafadzil (President of BruSton Society), Ustaz Isham Ismail (Religious Officer of Brunei Students’ Unit), Cikgu Pengiran Ali Shafie bin Pengiran Abas (Director of Studies of Brunei Students’ Unit), Awangku Mohammad Hisyam Al-Yura bin Pengiran Haji Zainal Abidin (President of BSU), Muhammad Aqil bin Awang (President of BruROSA), Za’im Afham (Male Religious Officer of BruSton Society)