A recitation of Surah Yaasiin and Tahlil 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 was held yesterday to mark the 52nd anniversary of the renaming of Brunei Town to Bandar Seri Begawan.
It took place at the royal mausoleum in Jalan Kubah Makam Diraja.
Minister of Home Affairs Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Ahmaddin bin Haji Abdul Rahman was present.
Deputy permanent secretaries, heads of departments, officers and staff of the Ministry of Home Affairs as well as village heads around Bandar Seri Begawan were also present.
The reading of Surah Yaasiin and Tahlil was led by Imam at Al-Muhtadee Billah Mosque in Kampong Sungai Kebun.