His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam consented that Nuzul Al-Quran celebration, held annually at national level, be replaced by a special programme to mark the Nuzul Al-Quran 1441 Hijrah this year, in view of the COVID-19 outbreak in the country.
The pre-recorded programme was broadcast over all Radio Television Brunei (RTB) channels and radio networks.
The programme began with a titah delivered by His Majesty in conjunction with the Nuzul Al-Quran celebration for 1441 Hijrah.
It was followed by an address from Minister of Religious Affairs Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Awang Othman in his capacity as Chairman of the National Level Major Islamic Calender Events for 1441 Hijrah Executive Committee.
The programme then continued with a lecture on ‘Menjana Keberkatan Rezeki Dengan Al-Quran’, delivered by State Mufti Pehin Datu Seri Maharaja Dato Paduka Seri Setia (Dr) Ustaz Haji Awang Abdul Aziz bin Juned.
Later, Chairman of the National Level Al-Quran Memorisation and Its Understanding Competition 1441 Hijrah Pengiran Haji Haslin bin Pengiran Haji Ali announced the winners.
The programme concluded with a Doa seeking Allah the Almighty’s guidance and blessings, recited by Chief Syar’ie JudgePehin Orang Kaya Paduka Seri Utama Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Salim bin Haji Besar.