Forum discusses ministry’s Strategic Plan

|     Rokiah Mahmud     |

THE Ministry of Religious Affairs (MoRA) organised a Special Assembly to mark the 35th National Day celebration at the Religious Teachers University College of Seri Begawan (KUPU SB) yesterday.

The Special Assembly included a forum discussion on the ministry’s Strategic Plan for 2020-2024.

Minister of Religious Affairs Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Awang Othman was the guest of honour.

Acting Director of Mosque Affairs Haji Amir Hisham bin Haji Masri, in his capacity as the Co-Chairman of the organising committee, in his welcoming remarks said the forum session discussed the MoRA’s Strategic Plan that has and will be carried out.

The forum aimed to share on the development of the ministry’s Strategic Plan within its implementation period from 2015-2019.

Guest of honour Minister of Religious Affairs Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Awang Othman with Deputy Minister of Religious Affairs Pengiran Dato Seri Paduka Haji Bahrom bin Pengiran Haji Bahar, senior officers and guests at the event
Forum chairperson Nutrition Officer of the Syariah Affairs Department Abang Muhammad Masrur bin Abang Haji Zainuddin with forum panellists Senior Religious Officer Hajah Omi Kalsum binti Haji Md Noor, Acting Director of Islamic Studies Haji Shamsol bin Haji Omar, Special Duties Officer Grade II Muhammad Yussof bin Haji Abdul Majid and Education Officer at the MoRA Haji Aziman bin Haji Zaman at the forum. – PHOTOS: RAHWANI ZAHARI

The forum also discussed the ministry’s Strategic Plan for 2020-2024 to relate with the issues and challenges encountered towards achieving Vision 2035.

Nutrition Officer of the Syariah Affairs Department Abang Muhammad Masrur bin Abang Haji Zainuddin chaired the forum, with the forum panellists comprising Senior Religious Officer Hajah Omi Kalsum binti Haji Md Noor, Acting Director of Islamic Studies Haji Shamsol bin Haji Omar, Special Duties Officer Grade II Muhammad Yussof bin Haji Abdul Majid and Education Officer at the MoRA Haji Aziman bin Haji Zaman.

The forum discussed three main strategic focus which were effective religious education, Dakwah Mantap and Social Security and Welfare.

The panellists also touched on the Key Performance Indicators that have been selected along with the recommendations of their initiatives. The forum was also held to raise awareness of the MoRA and how each officer and staff can contribute towards achieving the goal of the ministry’s Strategic Plan.

A stage performance entitled ‘My Flag’ was also presented by the Nadi Drama Staging Group of KUPU SB.

The event was held to instil patriotism and celebrate the 35th National Day, as well as being a platform for the MoRA to provide information on the achievements and necessary efforts enhanced to achieve the ministrys vision and mission towards realising Vision 2035.