THE Ministry of Religious Affairs (MoRA) and the Temburong District Office jointly organised a Hijrah forum to glorify the Islamic New Year of 1436 Hijrah. The event was held at the Community Hall in Bangar, Temburong.
Present as the chief guest was Pehin Orang Kaya Hamzah Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Awang Hj Abdullah bin Begawan Mudim Dato Paduka Hj Bakar, Minister of Communications.
With the theme ‘Unity to support the laws of Allah’, the forum was also attended by three panelists namely Dato Seri Setia Awg Hj Abdul Aziz bin Orang Kaya Maharaja Lela Hj Mohd Yussof, Permanent Secretary at the MoRA; Hj Abdul Kahar bin Hj Hussin, Director of Haj Affairs at the MoRA and Dr Azme bin Hj Matali, Dean of Students and lecturer of Syariah and Law faculty of the Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali (UNISSA).
Chaired by Awg Hj Mail bin Besar from Islamic Dakwah Cenrte, the forum was aimed at giving opportunities to Muslims to know more about aspects of life according to the Islamic teachings to gain knowledge and exchange thoughts.
The forum also aimed at fostering cooperation in welfare projects to spread the teachings of Islam.
The forum is held annually in rotation in the four districts. It will be broadcast in RTB’s An-Nur programme on November 20 at 9pm.