Ceremonies mark closing of nightly Dikir

Ministry of Religious Affairs

Azlan Othman

A closing ceremony of Dikir Maulud to mark the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) was held at Jame’ ‘Asr Hassanil Bolkiah, Kampong Kiarong yesterday.

Minister of Religious Affairs Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Awang Othman was present.

Deputy Minister of Religious Affairs Pengiran Dato Seri Paduka Haji Bahrom bin Pengiran Haji Bahar, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Religious Affairs (MoRA) Haji Mohammad Rosli bin Haji Ibrahim and Deputy Permanent Secretary (Policy and Religious) at the MoRA Haji Mohd Serudin bin Haji Timbang were also present.

Minister of Religious Affairs Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Awang Othman and senior officials during the religious event. PHOTO: AZLAN OTHMAN

Ministry of Defence

Izah Azahari

A ceremony to mark the conclusion of the 12 consecutive nights of Dikir Maulud in commemoration of Maulidur Rasul 1442 Hijrah was held at Surau Al-Huda, Royal Brunei Navy.

Minister of Defence II Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof was present.

RBAF Commander Major General (U) Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Hamzah bin Haji Sahat, permanent secretary, service commanders, RBAF joint force commander, deputy permanent secretaries at the MinDef, directors, commandants, senior officers, officers and personnel from the Ministry of Defence and RBAF also attended.

The event began after a mass Maghrib prayer, with the recitation of Tahlil led by Imam of Surau Al-Huda Faidil Rosemady bin Mohammad, followed by a Dikir Syarafil Anam.

The event proceeded with Qasidah and Dikir Marhaban after a mass Isyak prayer.

It concluded with Doa Marhaban by Faidil Rosemady followed by the recitation of Doa Peliharakan Sultan dan Negara Brunei Darussalam.

Minister of Defence II Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof during the event. PHOTO: RBAF

Suri Seri Begawan Raja Pengiran Anak Damit Mosque

Hakim Hayat

The Suri Seri Begawan Raja Pengiran Anak Damit Mosque in Kampong Madang organised the closing ceremony of the nightly Dikir to commemorate Maulidur Rasul yesterday.

Minister of Home Affairs Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Kerna Dato Seri Setia (Dr) Haji Awang Abu Bakar bin Haji Apong, the Advisor of the mosque’s Takmir committee was present.  The event began with a mass Maghrib prayer led by Imam Nuzli bin Jumat, followed by a recitation of Tahlil for Al-Marhum His Royal Highness Prince Haji ‘Abdul ‘Azim.

Prior to the mass Isyak prayer, the Dikir Maulud was recited by the Takmir committee member of the mosque and the Ministry of Home Affairs personnel.

Minister of Home Affairs Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Kerna Dato Seri Setia (Dr) Haji Awang Abu Bakar bin Haji Apong at the religious ceremony. PHOTO: HAKIM HAYAT

Prime Minister’s Office

Lyna Mohamad

The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) and its departments held the closing ceremony of the Dikir Syarafil Anam in conjunction with the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) yesterday at the Ash-Shaliheen Mosque.

Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office Dato Seri Setia Haji Awang Abdul Mokti bin Haji Mohd Daud was present.

Permanent secretaries, deputy permanent secretaries, directors, senior officers, officers and staff at the PMO and its departments also attended. The ceremony began with a mass Maghrib prayer led by Mosque Affairs Officer Haji Mohammad Izzat Izzuddin bin Begawan Pehin Khatib Dato Paduka Haji Emran followed by a mass recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah led by the minister.

The event proceeded with a recitation of Tahlil for Al-Marhum His Royal Highness Prince Haji ‘Abdul ‘Azim by Assistant Head of Imam Mohammad Syariff Wafiuddin bin Jemain. It continued with Dikir Assalamualaika by Dikir performers of Ash-Shaliheen Mosque and proceeded with a mass Isyak prayers led by Haji Mohammad Izzat Izzuddin.

A Dikir Asyraqal was performed by a Dikir group from PMO and its departments. The Doa Dikir was read by Haji Mohammad Izzat Izzuddin while the Doa Peliharakan Sultan dan Negara Brunei Darussalam was read by Mohamad Syariff Wafiuddin.

Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office Dato Seri Setia Haji Awang Abdul Mokti bin Haji Mohd Daud at the ceremony. PHOTO: BAHYIAH BAKIR