The Ministry of Home Affairs and Departments under it yesterday afternoon held a religious ceremony to mark new Hijrah year. The ceremony took place at Kampung Lumapas Mosque.
In attendance was Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Kerna Dato Seri Setia Doctor Haji Awang Abu Bakar bin Haji Apong, Minister of Home Affairs. The ceremony was highlighted with a special talk titled 'Hijrah Hati' by Awang Fariszal bin Haji Ali, Assistant Counsellor of the Prison Department. The talk among other things shared the history and importance of new Hijrah Year.
Also present were Members of the Legislative Council, Permanent Secretaries and Deputy Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Home Affairs. The event was organised by the Fire and Rescue Department and National Disaster Management Centre.
Source:: Radio Television Brunei