MCYS marks Maulidur Rasul

Azlan Othman

The Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports (MCYS) and its departments held a Maulidur Rasul celebrations for 1441 Hijrah at its premises yesterday, to glorify the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh).

Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Awang Haji Aminuddin Ihsan bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin was the guest of honour.

The ceremony began with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah led by Micronet International College student Abdul Qawiyyel Azeez bin Haji Abdul Rajid, and its interpretation read by Al-Quran teacher at the Youth and Sports Department Ustaz Haji Abdul Haji Halim bin Mohd Fuad.

Islamic Da’wah Centre official Ustaz Dr Andas Haji Ismuhadi bin Haji Abdullah delivered a talk on ‘Following the Footsteps of the Prophet’s (pbuh) Struggle,’ which highlighted the noble characteristics and personality of the Prophet (pbuh) as a supreme role model.

A Dikir Marhaban was also held, followed by the Doa Allah Peliharakan Sultan dan Negara Brunei Darussalam led by Ustaz Haji Abdul Halim.

Permanent Secretary (Administ-ration, Finance and Estate) at the MCYS Pengiran Haji Amirrizal bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud; Acting Permanent Secretary (Strategic Management and Policy) at the MCYS Saidah binti Haji Wahid; Deputy Permanent Secretary (Youth and Sports) at the MCYS Colonel (Rtd) Pengiran Haji Maiddin bin Pengiran Haji Said; Acting Deputy Permanent Secretary (Cultural) at the MCYS Haji Amer Hamzah bin Pehin Orang Kaya Amar Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Haji Zakaria and MCYS officials also attended.

Ustaz Dr Andos Haji Ismuhadi bin Haji Abdullah delivers a talk
Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Awang Haji Aminuddin Ihsan bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin and senior officials at the event. PHOTOS: BAHYIAH BAKIR