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Religious event marks association’s 30th year

Adib Noor

The Veterans Association of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (PERWIRA) held a Khatam Al-Quran and Tahlil ceremony for Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Muhammad Jamalul Alam and Al-Marhumah Duli Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Damit binti Al-Marhum Pengiran Bendahara Pengiran Anak Abdul Rahman, the late parents of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam; and for His Majesty’s late son Al-Marhum His Royal Highness Prince Haji ‘Abdul ‘Azim at the Surau Ad-Difa’ of Bolkiah Garrison.

Held in conjunction with the 30th anniversary of PERWIRA and the month of Ramadhan, the ceremony also saw a Doa Kesyukuran, donation for orphans and mass Maghrib prayer.

Minister of Defence II Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof and Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) Commander Major General Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Muhammad Haszaimi bin Bol Hassan attended the ceremony.

PERWIRA advisers Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Sanggamara Diraja Major General (Rtd) Pengiran Haji Ibnu Basit bin Pengiran Datu Penghulu Pengiran Haji Apong and Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Dewa Major General (Rtd) Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Mohammad bin Haji Daud, and PERWIRA President Pehin Datu Padukaraja Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Shari bin Ahmad were also present.

Former RBAF commanders Pehin Orang Kaya Lela Pahlawan Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Mohd Jaafar bin Haji Abdul Aziz, Pehin Datu Pekerma Jaya Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Mohd Tawih bin Abdullah and Major General (Rtd) Pengiran Dato Paduka Seri Aminan bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud, former RBAF senior officers, PERWIRA members and families also attended.

The Khatam Al-Quran and Tahlil ceremony were led by Imam of Surau Ad-Difa’ Khairol Azmi bin Haji Salleh and First Warrant Officer (Rtd) Haji Jaya bin Haji Mohammad.

ABOVE & BELOW: Minister of Defence II Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof attends the ceremony; and orphans receiving donations from the association. PHOTOS: ADIB NOOR

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