MoD organises religious event

Syazwani Hj Rosli

The Ministry of Development (MoD) held a Khatam Al-Quran, Tahlil and Doa Kesyukuran ceremony in conjunction with the 36th National Day celebration at the MoD Surau yesterday.

Minister of Development Dato Seri Setia Ir Awang Haji Suhaimi bin Haji Gafar was the guest of honour.

Deputy Minister of Development Dato Seri Paduka Ar Haji Marzuke bin Haji Mohsin, Permanent Secretary (Planning, Land Use and Environment) at the MoD Dr Nor Imtihan binti Haji Abdul Razak, Permanent Secretary (Infrastructure, Housing and Professional) at the MoD Ir Haji Amer Hishamuddin bin Pehin Orang Kaya Amar Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Haji Zakaria, Deputy Permanent Secretary (Corporate and Legal) at the MoD Sr Dayang Hajah Norhayati binti Haji Mohd Yaakub, senior officers, officers and staff members at the MoD and departments under it were also present.

The event began with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah led by the guest of honour followed by a mass recitation of Al-Quran verses. The event concluded with the Doa Kesyukuran led by Assistant Project Officer Level I from the Policy Coordination and Strategic Planning Division, MoD, Mohammad Khairul bin Jackariah.

The event was held to enliven the 36th National Day celebration and encourage officers and staff members to always practise reciting Al-Quran.

Minister of Development Dato Seri Setia Ir Awang Haji Suhaimi bin Haji Gafar at the event. PHOTO: RAHWANI ZAHARI