Every 4th of October, Brunei Darussalam celebrates the anniversary of the renaming of Brunei Town as Bandar Seri Begawan. In conjunction with the event, the Municipal Department, Ministry of Home Affairs yesterday afternoon organised a Doa Kesyukuran at the Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Mosque in the capital city.
Also present was Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Awang Abdul Mutalib Bin Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Setia Dato Paduka Haji Mohammad Yussof, the Minister of Communications as the Acting Minister of Home Affairs. The ceremony began with a reading of Surah Yasin, Tahlil and Doa Kesyukuran led by Mudim Awang Haji Metassim bin Haji Metussin. The 48th celebration is also to commemorate the achievements of Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Sir Muda Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien in modernizing and developing the country.
Source: Radio Television Brunei