Izah Azahari & Azlan Othman
The Ministry of Health (MoH) held a virtual Maulud Nabi celebration to mark the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) in collaboration with the Kampong Salambigar Mosque Takmir Committee on Thursday.
Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham bin Haji Jaafar was the guest of honour.
The event began with the mass recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah led by Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham. The event was further enlivened by a Dikir Syaarfil Anam by MoH dikir group led by Haji Zaman bin Timbang. Permanent Secretary at the MoH Haji Maswadi bin Haji Mohsin, deputy permanent secretaries, directors, officers and staff at the MoH were also present.
Meanwhile, congregants from Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Mosque, Jame’ ‘Asr Hassanil Bolkiah, Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mosque and Sultan Sharif Ali Mosque took part in the online Dikir Maulud which entered its eighth night on Thursday.
Legislative Council member Yang Berhormat Pengiran Haji Mohamed bin Pengiran Haji Osman @ Othman and Acting Director of Mosque Affairs Haji Amir Hisham bin Haji Masri as representative of Kampong Kapok Mosque joined the event.
Other participants included village consultative council members from Kampong Belimbing Subok and congregants, mosque youth from Kampong Pulaie Mosque, Kampong Sungai Bunga Mosque, Kampong Perpindahan Mata-Mata Mosque; Jefri Bolkiah Mosque, Kampong Batong Mosque, Pengiran Muda ‘Abdul Mateen Mosque, Kampong Mata-Mata Religious Hall, Brunei International Airport Surau, Kampong Telisai Mosque, Kampong Penanjong Mosque, RPN Kampong Pandan Mosque, STKRJ Lorong 3 Seria Mosque, RPN Kampong Rataie Mosque and Kampong Selangan Mosque.