The Brunei Darussalam Women's Council, MWNBD also glorified the month of Ramadan with the Tadarus Al-Quran opening ceremony for 13 associations under it. The ceremony took place this morning at the home of Pengiran Datin Paduka Hajah Mariam binti Pengiran Haji Matarsat, First Vice President of MWNBD in Jalan Madang, Kampung Manggis Dua.
Some 100 members from associations combined under MWNBD namely PERTIWI Association, WI, PGGMB, Bistari, Girl Guides Association, PKP Belait, BAKTI, Women's Graduates Association, Perganita, Bakanita, Perbekal, Pewaja and Nurul Islam Association participated in the ceremony. The function began with a reading of Surah Al-Fatihah by Pengiran Datin Paduka Hajah Mariam binti Pengiran Haji Matarsat, First Vice President of MWNBD, followed by the reading of Al-Quran from Juzuk or Chapter 1 in turns. Also present were the Vice Presidents of MWNBD; Presidents of Associations under MWNBD; members of the Kampung Manggis Consultative Council Women's Bureau and Kampung Manggis/Madang Mosque Muslimah.