Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohammad Isham bin Haji Jaafar launched a collection of ‘Doa Syifa’ (supplications for wellness) during the Walk, Run & Cycle event at the Taman Haji Sir Muda Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien yesterday.
The event, supported by Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam (BIBD), was being held in conjunction with World Cancer Day. The publication is the result of close collaborations between BIBD and the Islamic Da’wah Centre, Ministry of Religious Affairs, and contains various supplications found in Al-Quran, as well as from the teachings of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh), to seek blessings and protection from illness.
The publication of the supplications are part of BIBD’s efforts in supporting 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 vision of having Brunei become a Zikir Nation, towards Baldatun Thayyibatun Wa Rabbun Ghafur.
Minister of Home Affairs Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Kerna Dato Seri Setia (Dr) Haji Awang Abu Bakar bin Haji Apong, Minister of Primary Resources and Tourism Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Ali bin Haji Apong, Minister of Defence II Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof, Minister of Foreign Affairs II Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Erywan bin Pehin Datu Pekerma Jaya Haji Mohd Yusof, Minister of Development Dato Seri Setia Ir Awang Haji Suhaimi bin Haji Gafar, Minister of Education Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Hamzah bin Haji Sulaiman and Minister of Transport and Infocommunications Dato Seri Setia Awang Abdul Mutalib bin Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Setia Dato Paduka Haji Mohammad Yusof, Legislative Council members, deputy ministers and senior government officials also attended.