Senior officers discuss MABIMS Strategic Plans

Lyna Mohamad

Senior officials from the Ministry of Religious Affairs (MoRA) joined the virtual Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) of Religious Affairs Ministers of Brunei Darussalam, Republic of Indonesia, Malaysia and Republic of Singapore (MABIMS) yesterday.

The meeting at MoRA was chaired by General Secretary at the Ministry of Religious Affairs of Indonesia Honorary Professor Dr H Nizar Ali M Ag and involved senior officials from MABIMS member countries.

The attendees exchanged information on various measure for tackling the COVID-19 pandemic.

The MABIMS Strategic Plans 2021-2025 draft and preparations for the conducting of MABIMS meeting and SOM MABIMS meeting in Indonesia next year were also discussed.

Permanent Secretary at the MoRA Haji Mohammad Rosli bin Haji Ibrahim headed the Brunei delegation comprising Deputy Permanent Secretary (Policy and Religious) at the MoRA Haji Mohd Serudin bin Haji Timbang and Acting Senior Duties Officer and Head of International and MABIMS Division Haji Mohd Albi bin Haji Ibrahim in his capacity as MABIMS Brunei Secretariat.

Islamic Da’wah Centre Director Haji Abdul Rajid bin Haji Mohd Salleh; Institut Tahfiz Al-Quran Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah (ITQSHHB) Acting Principal and Acting Director of Centre for Al-Quran Studies and Dissemination Pengiran Haji Amirrudin bin Pengiran Haji Damit; and Senior Duties Officer Hajah Omi Klsum binti Haji Mohd Noor also participated.

Education Officers at the International and MABIMS Division Haji Nor Yusof Ain bin Haji Mohd Noor and Dayangku Musharafah binti Pengiran Haji Kamaruddin were also among the delegates in their capacity as MABIMS Brunei Secretariat members.

Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Religious Affairs Haji Mohammad Rosli bin Haji Ibrahim (2R) and senior officials at the virtual meeting. PHOTO: BAHYIAH BAKIR