| Wani Roslan |
IN ENLIVENING the Maulidur Rasul 1436 Hijrah celebrations, the Ministry of Finance and its departments gathered at the theatre hall of the ministry, yesterday to celebrate the birthday anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh).
The guest of honour was Pehin Orang Kaya Laila Setia Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Abdul Rahman bin Haji Ibrahim, Minister of Finance II at the Prime Minister’s Office.
The ceremony commenced with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah followed by a welcoming remark by the chairman of the ceremony, Junaidi bin Haji Masri, Acting Managing Director of the Brunei Investment Agency.
It continued with a special religious talk on ‘Rasulullah Contoh Ikutan Sepanjang Zaman’, which was delivered by Professor Dr Mohd Ridhuan Tee bin Abdullah, an invited speaker from Malaysia.
A Dikir Marhaban performance by the officers and staff at the ministry, enlivened the event and it concluded with the recitation of a Doa Selamat.
The Maulidur Rasul celebration was organised by the Brunei Investment Agency.
Also in attendance were Dato Paduka Haji Bahrin bin Abdullah, Deputy Minister of Finance; permanent secretaries; deputy permanent secretaries; heads of departments and divisions; officers and staff of the ministry and departments under it.