The Prime Minister's Office and the departments under it, late yesterday afternoon held a Dikir Opening Ceremony in conjunction with this year's Maulidur rasul celebration. The ceremony organised by the Internal Securities Department and the Attorney General's Chambers took place at the Suri Seri Begawan Raja Pengiran Anak Damit Mosque in Kampung Manggis/Madang.

The mass reading of surah Al-Fatihah was led by Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Haji Awang Abdul Mokti bin Haji Mohd Daud, Minister at the Prime Minister's Office. Also present were Yang Berhormat Dato Paduka Haji Hairol Arni bin Haji Abdul Majid, Attorney General; Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Paduka Seri Utama Dato Paduka Seri Setia Awang Haji Salim bin Haji Besar, Chief Syarie Judge; Yang Dimuliakan Pehin Orang Kaya Paduka Setia Raja Dato Paduka Seri Setia Awang Haji Suhaili bin Haji Mohidin, Syariah Court of Appeals Judge; Yang Berhormat Pengiran Haji Ali bin Pengiran Maon, member of the Legislative Council; Awang Mohd Riza bin Dato Paduka Haji Mohd Yunus and Awang Haji Mohammed Rosli bin Haji Ibrahim, Permanent Secretaries at the Prime Minister's Office .

Source: Radio Television Brunei