Rokiah Mahmud, Izah Azahari & Azlan Othman
The Girl Guides Association of Brunei Darussalam (PPPBD) held a Tahlil and Doa Arwah ceremony on Sunday, joined by its Chief Commissioner Hajah Siti Hafsah binti Haji Abdul Halim.
The event was aimed at seeking blessings from Allah the Almighty for departed members and family members of the association, educating members on the recitation of Al-Quran and Zikir as well as prayer as part of the daily routine.
The recitation of Surah Yaasiin, Tahlil and Doa Arwah was led by PPPBD Spiritual Commissioner Hajah Fatimah binti Haji Abdul Ghani.
On the same day, the recitation of Surah Yaasiin, Tahlil and Doa Arwah was also held for Boys Wings of the Royal Brunei Malay Regiment Intake 2 of 1980 at Amanah Harith Restaurant in Jerudong.
Former Assistant Commanding Officer of the Boys Wings Captain (Rtd) Dato Haji Bahar bin Haji Tamat attended.
The recitation was led by Pengiran Haji Ismail bin Pengiran Haji Omar.
Meanwhile, the management and staff of Impiana Jaya Complex organised a Tahlil and Doa Arwah ceremony for the departed at the function hall of the complex on Sunday.
Former members of the Air Defence Battery @ Air Defence Squadron held a similar ceremony for its departed members at Sulap Kupi Uja Nini, Jerudong the previous day, joined by Colonel (Rtd) Pengiran Dato Paduka Haji Azmansham bin Pengiran Haji Mohamad. The recitation was led by Haji Makmun Halimi Zain.
Former residents of Kampong Kedayan ‘B’ also organised a Tahlil and Doa Arwah ceremony, attended by 45 former residents at Dewan Salma 3 of Impiana Jaya Complex, Kiulap on Friday.
The annual religious events were held to foster closer ties ahead of the holy month of Ramadhan.