| Abdul Hakiim Yakof |
MAULUD Nabi celebrations were enlivened with a Dikir ceremony held by the Ministry of Religious Affairs (MoRA).
The event was held at the Jefri Bolkiah Mosque in Kampong Batong.
Present as the guest of honour was Awang Haji Harun bin Haji Junid, Acting Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Religious Affairs.
The ceremony began with a mass Maghrib prayer and proceeded with the Dikir Assalamualaika, Dikir Bisharin and Dikir Alhamd by members of the Mosque Takmir Committee of the mosque.
A talk was then delivered by Haji Jamil bin Haji Gani, Mosque Welfare Officer of Brunei-Muara.
This was then followed with mass Isyak prayer and continued with the Dikir Ashraqal. The event concluded with the recitation of Doa led by Awang Haji Asmat bin Haji Tuah, Imam of the Jefri Bolkiah Mosque.
The event was held to commemorate the birth of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) as well as to create a prosperous atmosphere in the mosque, strengthen bond between officers and staff of the ministry and the mosque congregation as well as village residents, and to create unity and commitment among the staff of the ministry.
Also present were directors, senior officers and staff of the Ministry of Religious Affairs as well as the Mosque Takmir Committee members, mosque congregation and village residents nearby.