Religious ceremony marks Prisons Department’s 66th anniversary

James Kon

Minister of Home Affairs Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Kerna Dato Seri Setia (Dr) Haji Awang Abu Bakar bin Haji Apong attended the Doa Kesyukuran and Khatam Al-Quran ceremony as the guest of honour at Pengiran Anak Haji Mohamed Alam Mosque, Kampong Sengkarai, Tutong to commemorate the 66th anniversary of the Prisons Department.

The 66th anniversary of the Prisons Department fell yesterday.

Permanent Secretary (Safety, Welfare and Law) at the Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) Mohd Amir Hairil bin Haji Mahmud, Acting Director of the Prisons Department Haji Muhammad Isamuddin bin Abdullah Juna, Acting Deputy Director of the Prisons Department Pengiran Haji Mohd Bahrin bin Pengiran Haji Jamaluddin and officials from the department were also present.

The mass Sunnat Hajat prayer was led by Head Iman of Pengiran Anak Haji Mohamed Alam Mosque Haji Mohd Khairul Azmy bin Haji Bakar. The Khatam Al-Quran event commenced with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah led by the minister.

Minister of Home Affairs Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Kerna Dato Seri Setia (Dr) Haji Awang Abu Bakar bin Haji Apong attends the Doa Kesyukuran and Khatam Al-Quran ceremony at Pengiran Anak Haji Mohamed Alam Mosque, Kampong Sengkarai, Tutong. PHOTO: PRISONS DEPARTMENT