Daniel Lim & Azlan Othman
The Ministry of Finance and Economy (MoFE) and departments under it held a Tedarus Al-Quran at the Pengiran Muda ‘Abdul Malik Mosque in Kampong Tungku, Gadong.
Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office and Minister of Finance and Economy II Dato Seri Setia Dr Awang Haji Mohd Amin Liew bin Abdullah was the guest of honour.
Deputy Minister of Finance and Economy (Fiscal) Dato Seri Paduka Awang Haji Ahmaddin bin Haji Abdul Rahman and Deputy Minister of Finance and Economy (Economy) Dato Seri Paduka Dr Haji Abdul Manaf bin Haji Metussin, as well as permanent secretaries, heads of departments and divisions, senior officers, and officers and staff at the MoFE and departments under it were also present.
The religious activity is an annual event for the ministry during the month of Ramadhan coordinated by the Treasury Department.
Meanwhile, A contingent from the Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) held a Tedarus Al-Quran at the Zainab Mosque in Belait District yesterday, in conjunction with Ramadhan.
Permanent Secretary (Security, Welfare and Law) at the MoHA Mohd Amir Hairil bin Haji Mahmud was the guest of honour.
Legislative Council (LegCo) member Yang Berhormat Haji Abdul Hamid bin Haji Mumin and Belait District Officer Ramlee bin Haji Jamudin, as well as the deputy permanent secretary and acting deputy permanent secretary at the MoHA also attended.
The ceremony began with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah led by the guest of honour, followed by the recitation of verses from Al-Quran, as well as the recitation of Tahlil and
The guest of honour also presented Waqaf donations to the mosque. The event concluded with the breaking of the fast and mass Maghrib prayer.