Deputy Minister attends religious forum

Azlan Othman

The Sultan Saiful Rijal Technical College (MTSSR) Surau committee inaugurated the Ihya (enlivening) Ramadhan programme with a forum titled ‘Development based on Al-Quran’ on Sunday.

Deputy Minister of Religious Affairs Pengiran Dato Seri Paduka Haji Bahrom bin Pengiran Haji Bahar was the guest of honour.

The event aimed to glorify Nuzul Al-Quran celebration, answer His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam’s call to have Brunei become a Zikir Nation, reap multiple rewards in the holy month of Ramadhan, attract more worshippers to the surau, forge closer relations among congregants and widen Islamic teachings.

Religious Teachers University College of Seri Begawan (KUPU SB) Acting Deputy Ra’es Dr Abang Haji Hadzmin bin Abang Haji Taha and Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali (UNISSA) Acting Assistant Rector (Academic) Dr Haji Hambali bin Haji Jaili were forum panellists, while Assistant Officer for Textbooks and Curriculum at the Islamic Studies Department, Ministry of Religious Affairs Haji Mohammad Khairul Azhar bin Idris moderated.

Deputy Minister of Religious Affairs Pengiran Dato Seri Paduka Haji Bahrom bin Pengiran Haji Bahar at the event. PHOTO: AZLAN OTHMAN