The Nisfu Syaaban celebration was held at all mosques, surau and religious halls nationwide yesterday evening. The Pengiran Muda Abdul Wakeel Mosque in Tutong District also held such a celebration.

The function began with the mass Maghrib prayer, followed by the reading of Surah Yassin and Special Nisfu Sya'aban doa as well as Tahlil and Doa Arwah. Among the congregants was Yang Berhormat Awang Haji Umarali bin Esung, Member of the Legislative Council.

Also holding a similar function last night was the Kampung Penanjong Mosque Takmir Committee. Present was Awang Roslan bin Haji Tajaah, Deputy Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Religious Affairs. The function began with mass Maghrib prayer, reading of Surah Yassin and special nisfu sya'aban doa.

The ceremony ran concurrently with the presentation of appointment letters to the advisors and members of the Mosque Takmir Committee for the 2017/2019 session as well as appreciation letters to the Mosque Takmir Committee for the 2015/2017 session.

Source: Radio Television Brunei