| Rokiah Mahmud |
IN line with the identity of Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Mosque as Raudhah Al-Zikir, the mosque yesterday organised ‘Halaqah Zikir’ which is held once every month. The event is open for the participation of government and private sector officers and staffs and it was the first to be held this year.
‘Halaqah Zikir’ is a programme aimed to uphold and support the vision of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam to mould the country as a Zikir Nation. The programme also serves as medium to invite members of the public from all ages to practise Zikir as the way of life as well as to seek blessings, attain success and be free from calamities.
Aside from that, the programme also aimed at elevating the standard and identity of Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Mosque as a hub for Zikir programmes.
At the ceremony yesterday, a Sunnat Hajat prayers were performed followed by recitation of Surah Yaasiin led by Pehin Khatib Dato Paduka Awang Haji Emran bin Haji Kunchang. Special prayers for Halaqah Zikir was read by Awang Zulkifli bin Haji Murat. The programme was attended by personnel of government and private sectors in the vicinity as well as members of the public.