Ministries celebrate with online Dikir ceremonies

Izah Azahari

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) held a virtual Dikir ceremony in conjunction with the Maulidur Rasul celebration yesterday.

Minister of Home Affairs Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Kerna Dato Seri Setia (Dr) Haji Awang Abu Bakar bin Haji Apong attended.

The event, co-organised with the Setia Ali Mosque, Pekan Muara, mosque Takmir committee members, began after Maghrib prayer and started with the recitation of Sayyidul Istighfar and Surah Al-Fatihah followed by the Dikir ceremony. The event also saw a Doa Dikir, Doa Peliharakan Sultan dan Negara Brunei Darussalam and Doa for the nation against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Legislative Council members, permanent secretaries, the deputy permanent secretary, the acting deputy permanent secretary, heads of departments, senior officers, officers and staff at the MoHA and departments under it, Mukim penghulus, village heads as well as members of village consultative councils and mosque Takmir committee members were
also present.

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Finance and Economy (MoFE) held a virtual Dikir Syarafil Anam ceremony in conjunction with the Maulidur Rasul Celebration 1443 Hijrah.

Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office and Minister of Finance and Economy II Dato Seri Setia Dr Awang Haji Mohd Amin Liew bin Abdullah attended the event.

Deputy Minister of Finance and Economy (Economy) Dato Seri Paduka Dr Haji Abdul Manaf bin Haji Metussin, permanent secretaries, heads of departments and divisions, senior officers, officers and staff at MoFE and departments under it were also present.

The event was organised by the Department of Economic Planning and Statistics (JPES) in cooperation with the Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Mosque Takmir Committee in remembrance and enlivening the Maulidur Rasul Celebration as well as strengthening bonds between officers and staff.

ABOVE & BELOW: Minister of Home Affairs Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Kerna Dato Seri Setia (Dr) Haji Awang Abu Bakar bin Haji Apong during the virtual Dikir ceremony; and Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office and Minister of Finance and Economy II Dato Seri Setia Dr Awang Haji Mohd Amin Liew bin Abdullah and Deputy Minister of Finance and Economy (Economy) Dato Seri Paduka Dr Haji Abdul Manaf bin Haji Metussin during the virtual Dikir Syarafil Anam ceremony; and participants at the online Dikir Maulud. PHOTOS: MOHA & MOFE