The Ministry of Defence (MinDef) and the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) held a Halaqah Jumaat event in conjunction with the 27th Civil Service Day for 2020 at Surau Ad-Difa’ in Bolkiah Garrison yesterday.
The event began with the recitation of Sayyidul Istighfar followed by Tedarus Al-Quran, Ratib Al-Attas, Sunnat Dhuha prayers, Tazkirah and a recitation of a special Doa.
Minister of Defence II Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof, RBAF Commander Major General (U) Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Hamzah bin Haji Sahat and Permanent Secretary at the MinDef Brigadier General (Rtd) Dato Seri Pahlawan Shahril Anwar bin Haji Ma’awiah were present.
Joint Force Commander, deputy permanent secretary, acting deputy permanent secretary, directors, senior officers; officers and personnel of the Ministry of Defence also participated.
The 27th Civil Service Day celebration is themed ‘Integrity and Innovation Public Service Catalyst for National Development’.
The event was conducted in accordance to the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Religious Affairs’ guidelines on COVID-19.