TO ENLIVEN and glorify the anniversary of the birth of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh), the Ministry of Religious Affairs (MoRA) held a 12-night Dikir Maulud at mosques, suraus and religious halls to foster closer ties among officers and staff of the ministry as well as congregants and village residents.
On Tuesday night, it was held at the Muhammad Jamalul Alam Mosque in Kuala Belait.
Present as the guest of honour to lead the group was the Minister of Religious Affairs, Pengiran Dato Seri Setia Dr Hj Mohammad bin Pengiran Hj Abdul Rahman. Also present were the Deputy Minister of Religious Affairs, Pengiran Dato Paduka Hj Bahrom bin Pengiran Hj Bahar; Permanent Secretary at the MoRA, Awg Hj Mohammad ‘Abdoh bin Dato Seri Setia Hj Abd Salam; Deputy Permanent Secretary at the MoRA, Awg Hj Harun bin Hj Junid and other senior officers.
The event began with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah led by the minister, followed by Dikir and religious talk by Mosque Affairs Officer, Hj Haslin bin Hj Shahbudin.