| Fadhil Yunus |
THE Ministry of Defence (MinDef) and the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) recently held a closing ceremony of the Dikir Maulud in conjunction with the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) at all suraus and places of worship at all RBAF bases.
The guest of honour at the MinDef Surau was the Deputy Minister of Defence, Dato Paduka Haji Mustappa bin Haji Sirat.
Also present was Pehin Datu Pekerma Jaya Major General Dato Paduka Seri Mohd Tawih bin Abdullah, Commander of the RBAF.
The religious ceremony began with the recitation of verses from the Al-Quran and mass Maghrib prayer followed by a special lecture entitled ‘Love Prophet Muhammad’, which was presented by Mohd Yusof bin Hj Abd Majid, an invited speaker from the Ministry of Religious Affairs.
After the completion of mass Isyak prayer, the event concluded with the closing of the Dikir led by Shuib bin Abdullah, Imam of the Ministry of Defence.