Tahlil ceremony in honour of late royals

James Kon

The Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports (MCYS) held a recitation of Surah Yaasiin 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 Al-Marhum His Royal Highness Prince Haji ‘Abdul ‘Azim, at the Royal Mausoleum yesterday.

Held in conjunction with the 16th National Youth Day Celebration, 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 led the delegation.

The recitation of Surah Yaasiin and Tahlil was led by the winner of National Youth Al-Quran Reading Competition 2021 Afiq Haririe bin Haji Mat Daud.

Deputy Minister of Energy Dato Seri Paduka Awang Haji Matsatejo bin Sokiaw, who is also the Deputy Chair of the Executive Committee for the 16th National Youth Day Celebration, Legislative Council member Yang Berhormat Iswandy bin Ahmad and members of the executive committee were present.

Youth leaders, youth associations’ members, higher education institutions, schools and government officials also participated.

The ceremony was held as part of the activities in conjunction with the 16th National Youth Day Celebration.

The grand celebration will be held on August 7 at the Plenary Hall of the International Convention Centre in Berakas.

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 and Deputy Minister of Energy Dato Seri Paduka Awang Haji Matsatejo bin Sokiaw at the ceremony. PHOTO: JBS