RIPAS Hospital’s 35th anniversary marked with religious ceremony

Hakim Hayat

The Ministry of Health (MoH) commemorated the 35th anniversary of Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha (RIPAS) Hospital with a religious ceremony at the hospital last Monday evening.

Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohammad Isham bin Haji Jaafar was present.

Permanent Secretary at the MoH Haji Abdul Manap bin Othman, Deputy Permanent Secretary (Professional) at the MoH Dr Haji Zulaidi bin Haji Abdul Latif and Deputy Permanent Secretary (Policy and Management) at the MoH Haji Maswadi bin Haji Mohsin were also present.

The religious ceremony commenced with a mass Maghrib prayer, followed by Sunnat Hajat prayer and a Khatam Al-Quran ceremony, before a mass Isyak prayer.

The hospital was officially opened on August 28, 1984 and today consists of seven main blocks equipped with modern, cutting-edge medical technology.

Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohammad Isham bin Haji Jaafar during the event. PHOTO: HAKIM HAYAT