Ministry of Defence holds mass Aidiladha prayer

Wani Roslan

Muslims throughout the country yesterday celebrated Hari Raya Aidiladha with mass prayers held at mosques and suraus nationwide including at the Ministry of Defence and Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) suraus.

In a ceremony at the Surau Ad-Difa’, Ministry of Defence, the event began with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah followed by Takbir, Sunnat Aidiladha prayer and the Hari Raya Aidiladha sermon read by Imam of Surau Ad-Difa’ Shuib bin Haji Abdullah.

Chief of Staff of RBAF Captain Spry bin Haji Seruji of the Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) was the guest of honour. Senior officers, officer and personnel of the Ministry of Defence and RBAF were also present.

The Sunnat Aidiladha prayer was held in accordance with the guidelines set by the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Religious Affairs to minimise the risk of COVID-19 infection.

Chief of Staff of RBAF Captain Spry bin Haji Seruji of the RBN at the event. PHOTO: MINDEF