Ministry of Defence & Royal Brunei Armed Forces
The Ministry of Defence (MinDef) and the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) held a Doa Kesyukuran ceremony to mark the 47th birthday of His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah ibni His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office at Surau Ad-Difa’ of the MinDef yesterday.
Minister of Defence II Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof was the guest of honour.
RBAF Commander Major General (U) Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Hamzah bin Haji Sahat, Permanent Secretary at the MinDef Brigadier General (Rtd) Dato Seri Pahlawan Shahril Anwar bin Haji Ma’awiah, Joint Force Commander, deputy permanent secretaries, directors, deputy service commanders, officers and RBAF personnel were present.
The event began with the recitation of Al-Quran verses by Lance Corporal Muhd Julilmi bin Haji Julahia from the RBAF Religious Department, followed by a mass Maghrib prayer, Sunnat Hajat prayer, recitation of Surah Yaasiin, a special Doa Kesyukuran, Qasidah Thalama Asyku Gharami and concluded with a mass Isyak prayer led by Imam Suhif @ Syu’aib bin Haji Abdullah.
Similar events were also held at all suraus in the RBAF garrisons and camps including at Pulau Baru-Baru mosque.
Royal Brunei Police Force
In conjunction with the 47th birthday anniversary of His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah ibni His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office, the Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) held a Doa Kesyukuran and Sunnat Hajat prayer at the temporary surau of the RBPF headquarters in Gadong yesterday.
Police Commissioner Dato Paduka Seri Haji Mohammad Irwan bin Haji Hambali was the guest of honour.
The ceremony, coordinated by the RBPF’s Islamic Religious Body, began with Sunnat Hajat prayer followed by the recitation of Surah Yaasiin and Doa Kesyukuran, before concluding with a mass Asar prayer led by APO/Sarjan 6472 Mohammad Yusri bin Haji Abu Bakar.
Deputy Police Commissioner Pengiran Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Mohd Jefri bin Pengiran Haji Abdul Hamid, directors, deputy directors, police district officers in command, heads of formation, officers and staff were present.
Brunei Darussalam Scouts Association
The Brunei Darussalam Scouts Association (PPNBD) held a Doa Kesyukuran in conjunction with the 47th birthday of His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah ibni His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) at the PPNBD Headquarters surau in Jalan Gadong.
PPNBD President Haji Metussin bin Orang Kaya Sura Haji Tuba and PPNBD Chief Commissioner Haji Badar bin Haji Ali attended the event, which commenced with the recitation of Surah Yaasiin and Tahlil led by PPNBD Religious Commissioner Najib bin Abdul Hamid, followed by the Doa Kesyukuran and mass Isyak prayer.