Prime Minister’s Office celebrates Israk Mikraj

Azlan Othman

The Civil Service, Welfare, International and Media Division at the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) held an Israk Mikraj celebration for 1442 Hijrah at Ash-Shaliheen Mosque yesterday, organised with cooperation from Balai Khazanah Islam Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah for the ministry and the departments under it.

Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office Dato Seri Setia Haji Awang Abdul Mokti bin Haji Mohd Daud was the guest of honour. Syariah Court of Appeal Judge, Commissioner of Police, permanent secretaries, deputy permanent secretaries, heads of department, officers and staff of the ministry were also present.

The ceremony held a special talk on ‘Prayer is the Core towards the Excellence of Ummah’ (Sembahyang Teras Kecemerlangan Umat), delivered by Ra’es of Religious Teachers University College of Seri Begawan (KUPU SB) Dr Haji Adanan bin Haji Basar, followed by Asar prayer led by Mosque Affairs Officer Haji Mohammad Izzat Izuddin bin Begawan Pehin Khatib Dato Paduka Haji Emran.

Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office Dato Seri Setia Haji Awang Abdul Mokti bin Haji Mohd Daud at the religious event. PHOTO: AZLAN OTHMAN