Brunei Darussalam will celebrate the National Family Day 2018 on Sunday, the 6th of May. The Kesyukuran ceremony in conjunction with the celebration has been held to seek the blessings of Allah the Almighty so that the people and the country will always be protected from elements which affect the security and prosperity of the beloved country and families. Kesyukuran ceremonies took place simultaneously at all mosques, surau and religious halls in the country, with the main mosques in the four districts as the focal points.

In Tutong District, the focal point was Kampung Sengkarai Mosque. It was attended by Yang Berhormat Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Hj Awang Badaruddin Bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Othman, the Minister of Religious Affairs and Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Laila Raja (Retired) Major General Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi Bin Haji Mohd Yusof, the Second Minister of Defence.

The Kesyukuran ceremony was also held at the Muhammad Jamalul Alam mosque in Kuala Belait. Present were Yang Berhormat Dato Paduka Dr Haji Mohammad Isham Bin Haji Jaafar, The Minister of Health and Dato Paduka Awang Haji Hamzah Bin Sulaiman, the Minister of Education. Also present was Yang Berhormat Awang Haji Abdul Hamid bin Hajii Mumin, Member of the Legislative Council.

In the Temburong District, the Muhammad Salleh Main Mosque in Bangar Town, Temburong became the focal point of such event. Present was Yang Berhormat Dato Paduka Awang Haji Suhaimi bin Haji Gapar, the Minister of Development and Yang Berhormat Retired Major General Dato Paduka Seri Haji Aminuddin Ihsan Bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin, the Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports. Also present was Yang Berhormat Awang Haji Emran Bin Haji Sabtu, Member of the Legislative Council.

In the Brunei and Muara District, the focal point of the kesyukuran ceremony was at the Hassanal Bolkiah Mosque in Kampong Mentiri. Present was Yang Berhormat Awang Abdul Mutalib Bin Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Setia Dato Paduka Haji Mohd Yusof, the Minister of Communications as the Acting Minister of Home Affairs.

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Source: Radio Television Brunei