| Abdul Hakiim Yakof |
THE Ministry of Development (MoD) held a Dikir ceremony at the Suri Seri Begawan Raja Pengiran Anak Damit Mosque in conjunction with the Maulud Nabi 1436 Hijrah last night.
The Dikir ceremony, comprising 200 officers and staff under the MoD, was led by Pehin Orang Kaya Indera Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Suyoi bin Haji Osman, the Minister of Development.
The ceremony began with a mass Maghrib prayer and followed with the recitation of the Dikir Alham. After the mass Isyak prayer, the congregation moved on to the recitation of the Dikir Ashrakal.
Another Dikir ceremony will be held at the Mohamed Bolkiah Mosque on 10th of Rabiulawal 1436H / December 31, 2014 and will also be led by the Minister of Development.
The closing ceremony of the MoD’s series of Dikir ceremonies will be held at the Kampong Sungai Hanching Mosque on 12th of Rabiulawal 1436H / January 2, 2015, and will also be led by the Minister of Development.
Also present at the ceremony last night were Haji Muhammad Lutfi bin Haji Abdullah, Permanent Secretary (Administration and Finance); Haji Marzuke bin Haji Mohsin, Acting Permanent Secretary (Technical and Professional); and heads of departments, officers and staff of the MoD.