Minister of Home Affairs attends religious event

|     Wani Roslan     |

HELD in conjunction with the preparation for get-together events throughout the country to mark 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 73rd birthday celebration, members of the working committee for the birthday celebration held a Ratib Al-Attas, Sunnat Hajat and Asar prayers at Ash-Shaliheen Mosque yesterday.

Minister of Home Affairs Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Kerna Dato Seri Setia (Dr) Haji Awang Abu Bakar bin Haji Apong as the Chairman of the National Committee for the 73rd Royal Birthday Celebration attended the event.

The ceremony began with a mass of Sunnat Hajat prayer followed by the reading of Ratib Al-Attas and continued with a mass Asar prayer led by Imam of Ash-Shaliheen Mosque Anuar bin Haji Salim.

The ceremony aimed to seek blessings for the events lined up for the celebration.

Also in attendance were members of the Legislative Council (LegCo) and the celebration committee, heads of departments and officers of the Ministry of Home Affairs.

Minister of Home Affairs Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Kerna Dato Seri Setia (Dr) Haji Awang Abu Bakar bin Haji Apong as the Chairman of the National Committee for the 73rd Royal Birthday Celebration attends the religious event. – WANI ROSLAN