His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam's personal gift of the airfare as well as fare provisions from the government and those for the new converts to perform the haj in Makkah portrays the monarch care and attention to the country's intending haj pilgrims. The care is evident during the Audience and Junjung Ziarah Ceremony by the country's intending haj pilgrims to His Majesty and Her Majesty Duli Raja Isteri, yesterday afternoon.

For their comfort, the intending haj pilgrims boarded the special bus heading towards Istana Nurul Iman. They arrived at the Istana at about 10 in the morning for registration. Majority of the pilgrims are using the Darussalam Holdings Package, and the rest are with other authorised haj packages. Prior to the junjung ziarah, the intending pilgrims were served with refreshments. The intending pilgrims then performed mass fardhu Zohor prayer.

As a sign of the government of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam's care and attentiveness towards the welfare and well-being of the country's residents including the new converts are provided with haj passage.

Performing the fifth pillar at the early has a lot of benefits. After the audience and junjung ziarah, each intending haj pilgrim is provided with the Ihram or haj attire for male pilgrims and telekong or prayer robes for the female haj pilgrims.

His Majesty's care is highly appreciated by every intending haj pilgrims. Performing the haj is obligatory for every Muslim who is absolutely able financially, as well as in terms of health and fitness.

Source: Radio Television Brunei