| Syazwani Hj Rosli |
IN CONJUNCTION with the 1436 Hijrah celebration, the Brunei Pertiwi Association yesterday held a ceremony to celebrate the Islamic year. The ceremony took place at the conference hall of the Islamic Dakwah Centre in Kampong Pulaie.
The ceremony began with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah followed by a welcoming remark from Datin Hajah Siti Hajar binti Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Setia Dato Paduka Haji Mohd Yussof, the President of Pertiwi Association in her capacity as the chairperson of the event.
In her remark, Datin Hajah Siti Hajar highlighted the responsibilities of mothers in guiding their children towards the path that is blessed by Allah the Almighty so that they will be pious and keep their faith in steadfastness especially in facing the challenges and obstacles in this technological era.
It then continued with a performance by members of the Tausyeh Association.
The ceremony also saw a special talk delivered by an officer from the Islamic Dakwah Centre, Dayangku Norhayati binti Pengiran Haji Kasharan.
The talked higlighted on parenting issues such as in upbringing their children who are exposed with technological devices particularly in the use of social media.
The ceremony concluded with a recitation of Doa Selamat.