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MinDef continues Ihya Ramadhan, outreach programme

The Ministry of Defence (MinDef) continued its Ihya Ramadhan and Outreach Programme at Pengiran Anak Haji Mohammad Alam Mosque, Kampong Sengkarai and Kampong Penanjong Mosque, Tutong District recently.

The ceremony began with mass prayers, tedarus Al-Quran and presentation of infaq donations including the RBAF Diamond Jubilee Mushaf Al-Quran to the mosque committee and people in need.

The event was attended by Minister of Defence II Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof, Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) Major General Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Muhammad Haszaimi bin Bol Hassan; Acting Permanent Secretary at the MinDef; senior leadership, officers and personnel from the MinDef and the RBAF.

The delegation also attended a sungkai event and performed mass Maghrib prayers at Surau Pengiran Ratna Indera, Tutong Camp.

The event concluded with a dinner with former Commanding Officers and Regiment Sergeant Majors of Second Battalion Royal Brunei Land Force.

The event was jointly organised by the Joint Force Headquarters RBAF (JFHQ) and the RBAF Religious Directorate (JAMA’AT) aimed at strengthening ties with the rural community, and to collectively reap the benefits of the holy month of Ramadhan.

Presentation of donations to a mosque representative. PHOTO: MINDEF