| Wani Roslan |
IN ENLIVENING the Maulidur Rasul 1436 Hijrah celebration, more than 200 women in the Tutong District gathered yesterday at the Tutong Civic Centre to celebrate the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh).
The guest of honour was the spouse of the Permanent Secretary (Management and International) at the Ministry of Finance, Hajah Binanun binti Haji Bungsu. The ceremony commenced with the recitation of verses from the Al-Quran by the champion of the Musabaqah Al-Quran for Youth of Tutong District 2013, Dayang Norezah binti Haji Mohd Deli, followed with a translation of the Quranic verses by Hajah Zainun binti Haji Mohd Daud.
The event continued with welcoming remarks by the co-chairperson of the event, Hajah Norhayati binti Haji Sawal who highlighted on the theme of this year’s Maulidur Rasul, “Mencintai Rasulullah SAW” (Love for the Prophet peace be upon him).
There was also a special lecture entitled, “Wanita Soleh, Pelita Ummah” delivered by Hajah Omi Kalsum binti Haji Mohd Noor, senior officer of religious education at the Ministry of Religious Affairs.
The ceremony saw a donation box for the Tutong District Orphan Fund and Tutong District Welfare Charity Fund with the aim of assisting those who are in need.
The event was also enlivened with the presentation of certificates and souvenirs to the committee members as well as a Dikir Marhaban performance and was concluded with a recitation of Doa Selamat.
Among the attendees were representatives from the Tutong District Office, Religious Affairs Department of Tutong District, Islamic Studies Department of Tutong District and other invited guests.