| Abdul Hakiim Yakof |
A CONGREGATION of 100 officers and staff from the Ministry of Industry and Primary Resources (MIPR), including from its departments, divisions and centres, gathered last night at the ministry’s Dikir Syarafil Anam ceremony to celebrate Maulud Nabi at the Mohamed Bolkiah Mosque, Kampong Serusop.
The guest of honour who led the congregation was Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Utama Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Yahya bin Begawan Mudim Dato Paduka Haji Bakar, Minister of Industry and Primary Resources.
The ceremony began with a mass Isyak prayer, followed by a mass recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah led by the Imam of the Mohamed Bolkiah Mosque, Kampong Serusop.
The recitation of the Dikir Khairuman, Alhamdulillah, Bisharin and Badat was performed by a Dikir group from the ministry. The event concluded with the recitation of Doa Dikir and closing Doa.
The closing Dikir ceremony will be held on 12 Rabiulawal 1436H/ 2 January 2014M at the Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Mosque, Bandar Seri Begawan.