Religious event strengthens bonds with Belait community

The Ministry of Defence (MinDef) and Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF), like previous years under the Ihya Ramadhan and Outreach programme, is conducting a series of religious activities in all four districts to further strengthen bonds between MinDef, RBAF and the community and to reap the benefits of the holy month of Ramadhan.

The Third Battalion of the Royal Brunei Land Force (3Bn RBLF) and RBAF Religious Department (JAMA’AT) jointly organised a programme at Kampong Melilas in Belait District on Friday.

The programme preceded with a stopover at Kampong Merangking Religious Hall for Asar prayer.

At Kampong Melilas, the programme started with the recitation of Surah Yaasiin and Tahlil, breaking of fast and performing Maghrib prayer at Kampong Melilas Religious Hall.

This was followed by a Doa Selamat and dinner with the community at Julangan Titah Rumah Panjang Melilas.

The programme continued with Isyak, Sunnat Tarawikh and Sunnat Witir prayers and Tedarus Al-Quran.

Minister of Defence II Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof, Commander of the RBAF and RBLF, permanent secretary, deputy permanent secretaries and senior MinDef and RBAF officers also attended the programme.

Minister of Defence II Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof in a group photo. PHOTO: MINDEF