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Ummah urged to appreciate life

Azlan Othman

Islam is a superior blessing, hence, Muslims must be grateful for all the blessings of the Islamic religion by following what has been ordered by Allah the Almighty and prohibit all wrongdoings, Religious Officer at Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Hajah Saleha Girls Arabic Religious School (SUAMPRIPAHS) Pengiran Haji Mohammad Norhadi bin Pengiran Haji Bongsu in his religious talk at Munajat night on Saturday.

“As we are still grappling with the COVID-19 pandemic, we are living in the new norm. We must always self-reflect by supplicating and performing Munajat and Zikir as a sign of gratefulness for living in the new norm,” he said.

“Allah the Almighty will continue to shower our life with His blessings and protect our nation from the pandemic.”

The 70th Munajat night organised by the Ministry of Religious Affairs (MoRA) was attended by Acting Tutong District Officer Mohammad Sofian bin Haji Basri, who also led the recitation of Sayyidul Istighfar and Surah Al-Fatihah from Pengiran Anak Haji Mohammed Alam Mosque in Kampong Sengkarai, Tutong District.

Congregations from Mohammad Jamalul Alam Mosque, Tutong Youth Movement (IMPAK) , Ibadurrahman and Kampong Sengkarai youth groups, teachers and students from SUAMPRIPAHS and from Institute of Brunei Technical Education (IBTE) School of Building Technology and Sciences, Nakhoda Ragam Campus also attended the religious gathering.

Congregants from 95 mosques, suraus and religious halls as well as workforce from MoRA were also present.

IBTE students recited Surah Yaasiin, Doa Munajat, Selawat Tafrijiyyah and Doa Peliharakan Sultan dan Negara Brunei Darussalam.

Munajat night invites worshippers to multiply their daily religious practice by reciting Al-Quran, supplicating, reciting Zikir and Istightar to seek forgiveness, protection and blessings from Allah the Almighty as well as to supplicate for the people and the nation to be spared from calamity and dangerous diseases and able to curb COVID-19.

Minister of Religious Affairs Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Awang Othman attends the religious gathering. PHOTO: AZLAN OTHMAN