Full rehearsal for Maulidur Rasul women’s assembly

Lyna Mohamad

A full rehearsal for the Special Gathering for Women to mark Maulidur Rasul 1441 Hijrah was held at the Plenary Hall of the International Convention Centre (ICC) in Berakas yesterday.

Minister of Religious Affairs and Chairperson of the Executive Committee for Major Islamic Event for 1441 Hijrah Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Awang Othman oversaw the rehearsal.

Chief of Adat Istiadat Negara Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Lela Cheteria Sahibun Najabah Pengiran Anak Haji Abdul Aziz bin Pengiran Jaya Negara Pengiran Haji Abu Bakar, Deputy Minister of Religious Affairs Pengiran Dato Seri Paduka Haji Bahrom bin Pengiran Haji Bahar, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Religious Affairs (MoRA) Dato Seri Setia Haji Abdul Aziz bin Orang Kaya Maharaja Lela Haji Yussof and President of the Council of Women of Brunei Darussalam (CWBD) Siti Hajar binti Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Setia Dato Paduka Haji Awang Mohd Yusof were also present.

The gathering will feature religious activities namely Al-Quran recitation, lessons from Al-Quran, Dikir Marhaban and a special Talk.

A woman entrepreneurship exhibition themed Usaha Wanita Dalam Meneladani Mu’amalat Rasulullah Sallallahu ‘Alaihi Wasallam will also be held. The ceremony jointly organised by the MoRA and the CWBD in collaboration with the Ministry of Energy will be held tomorrow at ICC.

ABOVE & BELOW: Minister of Religious Affairs Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Awang Othman at the event; and students during the rehearsal. PHOTOS: LYNA MOHAMAD