Pelita Brunei turns 65 with Doa Kesyukuran

Lyna Mohamad

Pelita Brunei recently marked its Sapphire Jubilee with a recitation of Surah Yaasiin, Tahlil and Doa Kesyukuran at the Ash-Shaliheen Mosque.

Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office Dato Seri Setia Haji Awang Abdul Mokti bin Haji Mohd Daud attended the event, organised by the Information Department, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), through its Pelita Brunei Section.

Permanent secretary and senior officers at the PMO as well as Acting Director of Information and officers from the Information Department attended.

The ceremony began with mass Sunnat Hajat prayers led by Mosque Affairs Officer Haji Mohammad Izzat Izzuddin bin Pehin Khatib Dato Paduka Haji Emran, and followed with a mass recitation of Surah Yaasiin and Tahlil led by Assistant Head Imam Mohammad Syariff Wafiuddin bin Jemain. Haji Mohammad Izzat Izzuddin led the recitation of Doa Kesyukuran and mass Asar prayers.

As the official government newspaper, Pelita Brunei has, in the 65 years since its inception, seen and overcome its fair share of challenges, remaining relevant and consistent in its duty of disseminating information on government policies and activities to all tiers of society.

Information on the department is available through its official website and social network platforms.

Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office Dato Seri Setia Haji Awang Abdul Mokti bin Haji Mohd Daud joins others at the Pelita Brunei Sapphire Jubilee celebration. PHOTO: LYNA MOHAMAD