A number of ministries and departments last night continued to hold Dikir Ceremonies in conjunction with the Maulidur Rasul celebration at a number of mosques in the country.

The delegation from the Ministry of Education held a dikir maulud ceremony at the Suri Seri Begawan Raja Pengiran Anak Damit Mosque in Kampung Manggis/Madang. Leading the delegation was Doctor Haji Azman bin Haji Ahmad, Permanent Secretary for Higher Education at the Ministry of Education. Also present were Yang Berhormat Pengiran Haji Ali bin Pengiran Maon, Legislative Council member and Doctor Haji Norarfan bin Haji Zainal, Rector of Sultan Sharif Ali Islamic University.

The delegation from the Ministry of Primary Resources and Tourism also held a dikir Maulud ceremony at Sultan Sharif Ali Mosque in Kampung Sengkurong. Present was Pengiran Haji Kamalrudzaman bin Pengiran Haji Mohd Ishak, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Primary resources and Tourism. Also present was Awang Haji Halidi bin Haji Mohd Salleh, Deputy permanent Secretary at the ministry.

Meanwhile the Ministry of Religious Affairs delegation held an ihya Maulidur Rasul ceremony at the Kampung Perpindahan Mata-Mata Gadong Mosque. Leading the delegation was Awang Haji Mohd Serudin bin Haji Timbang, Deputy Permanent Secretary for Policy and Religious at the Ministry of Religious Affairs.

Also holding a dikir maulud ceremony was the Converts Development Section, Islamic Dakwah Centre. The function was held at the Kampung Bukit Mosque in Tutong. The delegation was led by Awang Ahmad Abdussalam bin Haji Abdul Rahman, Senior religious Officer at the centre.

Source: Radio Television Brunei