Religious ceremony at ministry

Rokiah Mahmud

The Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports (MCYS) celebrated Israk Mikraj yesterday, coordinated by the Language and Literature Bureau (DBP) and Museums Department.

Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Aminuddin Ihsan bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin attended, joined by permanent and deputy permanent secretaries, senior officials, officers and staff of the ministry.

The ceremony began with the recitation of Al-Quran verses by Abdul Wafiy bin Haji Ibrahim while the translation was read by Finance Clerk at the MCYS Syamie bin Abdullah Jaling. The event continued with a religious talk by Education Officer of the Religious Service Unit of the Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha Hospital Ahmad Syuja’ee bin Begawan Mudim Haji Matassim.

The minister also handed over donations to families of departed officers and staff. The ceremony concluded with the recitation of Doa Allah Peliharakan Sultan and Doa to seek protection against COVID-19.

Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Aminuddin Ihsan bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin presents a donation to a recipient. PHOTO: ROKIAH MAHMUD