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Ministry of Religious Affairs joins green movement

Rokiah Mahmud

The Ministry of Religious Affairs (MoRA) held a tree planting and cleaning campaign around its premises to support the national efforts in implementing Brunei Darussalam National Climate Change Policy (BNCCP) yesterday.

Minister of Religious Affairs Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Awang Othman was the guest of honour.

The event began with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah followed by a speech from Acting Director of Administration at the MoRA Mohammad Sofian bin Haji Basri.

The event continued with the tree planting by the minister, Deputy Minister of Religious Affairs Pengiran Dato Seri Paduka Haji Bahrom bin Pengiran Haji Bahar, Permanent Secretary at the MoRA Haji Mohammad Rosli bin Haji Ibrahim and Religious Teachers University College of Seri Begawan (KUPU SB) Ra’es Dr Haji Adanan bin Haji Basar, officers and staff at the ministry.

The tree planting activity is part of green protocol to reduce the carbon footprint and greenhouse gas emissions at civil service premises. It also aims to raise awareness of climate change and to ensure environmental sustainability.

Minister of Religious Affairs Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Awang Othman joined a Ministry of Religious Affairs’ (MoRA) tree planting and cleaning campaign to support Brunei Darussalam National Climate Change Policy (BNCCP) yesterday.
Deputy Minister of Religious Affairs Pengiran Dato Seri Paduka Haji Bahrom bin Pengiran Haji Bahar plants a sapling. PHOTOS: ROKIAH MAHMUD

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