| Syazwani Hj Rosli |
THE Ministry of Development (MoD) held a Doa Selamat for 14 officers and staff, who will be performing the Haj, at the Betabur Hall, Ministry of Development, Old Airport Berakas.
The ceremony began with a mass recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah led by Haji Tassan bin Haji Mohammad from the Housing Development Department, MoD.
The ceremony then proceeded with a special talk entitled “Kembara Hati Di Tanah Suci” presented by Ustaz Drs Haji Ismuhadi bin Haji Abdullah, an officer from the Islamic Dakwah Centre under the Ministry of Religious Affairs.
In his talk, Ustaz Drs Haji Ismuhadi touched on preparations for Haj which is to strengthen one’s relationship with Allah the Almighty with sincerity. He also advised the intending Haj pilgrims to increase their remembrance of Allah the Almighty while performing their Haj so as to be granted a ‘Mabrur’ Haj from Allah the Almighty.
The event then saw a donation presentation to the intending Haj pilgrims by the Permanent Secretary (Administration and Finance) at the Ministry of Development, Haji Muhammad Lutfi bin Haji Abdullah.
Also present at the event were the Permanent Secretary (Technical and Professional) at the MoD, Dato Paduka Haji Suhaimi bin Haji Gafar and Deputy Permanent Secretary at the MoD, Haji Marzuke bin Haji Mohsin as well as officers and staff at the ministry.
The ceremony concluded with the recitation of Doa Selamat.