Dikir Ceremonies in conjunction with the Maulidur Rasul celebration continue to be held nationwide. Several ministries held the ceremony the night of 17th November.

The delegation from the Ministry of Defence held a Dikir Maulud Ceremony at the Kampung Kasat Mosque. The delegation was led by Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja (Retired) Major General Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi Bin Haji Mohd. Yussof, the Second Minister of Defence. Also present was Dato Seri Setia Doctor Awang Haji Japar bin Haji Mat Dain @ Maidin, the Deputy State Mufti.

The Ministry of Health also held a similar ceremony at the Suri Seri Begawan Raja Pengiran Anak Damit Mosque in Kampung Manggis/ Madang. Leading the delegation was Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohammad Isham bin Haji Jaafar, Minister of Health. Also in attendance was Yang Berhormat Pengiran Haji Ali bin Pengiran Maon, Member of the Legislative Council as Penghulu of Mukim Berakas 'B'.

Source: Radio Television Brunei