| Abdul Hakiim Yakof |
THE Ministry of Religious Affairs (MoRA) yesterday held the Ruqyah (moonsighting) in the early month of Zulhijjah 1435 Hijrah. The event was held at Teratai Hall, MoRA while waiting for the moonsighting results carried out at DST Headquarters Building, Tungku Link; Bukit Agok, Jerudong; Bukit Ambok, Tutong and Bukit Lumut, Belait.
Present as the guest of honour was Pengiran Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohammad bin Pengiran Haji Abdul Rahman, Minister of Religious Affairs.
The event began with recitation of verses from the Holy Al-Quran by Awangku Md Adi Nazri bin Pengiran Jofri, champion of the National Youth Musabaqah Tilawah Al-Quran at National Youth level, Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports. This was followed by a Tausyeh performance by the Nur Firdaus group comprising religious teachers and students of Religious Teachers University College of Seri Begawan (KUPU SB), led by Awang Haji Rudzaini bin Mohammad. To bless the ceremony, a Doa Selamat was recited by Pengiran Haji Mohd Hafizuddin bin Pengiran Haji Bakar, Mosque Welfare Officer, Ministry of Religious Affairs.
The event continued with a mass Maghrib prayer.