Mosque programme to tackle social ills

Azlan Othman

Fifty youngsters took part in a two-day Nationwide Mosque Youth Qiamullail Programme at the Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mosque which came to a close yesterday.

The initiative of the Imarah Division of the Mosque Affairs Department, in collaboration with the Takmir Committee of the Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mosque was aimed at training the youth in assisting in the administration of mosque affairs and discouraging them from social ills.

On the first day of the programme, the participants carried out recitations of Surah Yaasiin and Doa Tahlil, as well as attended a motivational talk on Healthy and Caring Youth Without Social Ills, by Mosque Affairs Officer at the Jame’ ‘Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Awangku Faris Ramadhani bin Pengiran Haji Sellahuddin.

On the second day, the participants performed the obligatory dawn prayers in congregation and a reading of Surah Al-Waqiah and the cleaning of the mosque compound. Idarah Head at the Mosque Affairs Department Haji Asminan bin Haji Chuchu attended the morning session as the guest of honour.