| Abdul Hakiim Yakof |
A YOUTH Dikir Maulud Programme in conjunction with the Maulidur Rasul 1436H/2014M celebrations was held by the Department of Youth and Sports, Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports last night at the Kampong Salambigar Mosque.
Present as the guest of honour was the Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports, Pehin Orang Kaya Pekerma Laila Diraja Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Hazair bin Haji Abdullah.
Also present were Haji Rosmadee bin Haji Mohd Daud, Acting Director of Youth and Sports as the chairperson of the event.
The event began with a mass Maghrib prayer followed by recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah led by the guest of honour and the recitation of Dikir by the congregation.
The ceremony continued with mass Isyak prayer followed by another recitation of Dikir.
The event then concluded with a Doa Selamat.
The congregation comprised of youth from the National Service Programme (PKBN), youth associations, former members of the Ship for Southeast Asian Youth Programme (SSEAYP), JABaT club of the Youth Centre BSB, the #PROACTIVEBN club of the Youth Centre BSB, and former SBYLEP members.
Programmes such as this are hoped to increase involvement of youth in religious activities, which can surely serve as a foundation for the future generation of youth when facing challenges.