Dikir Maulud ceremonies which have been held at Istana Nurul Iman for 12 consecutive nights in conjunction with the Maulidur Rasul celebration ended last night with the Dikir Maulud closing ceremony.

The ceremony took place in the presence of Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Sanggamara Diraja Retired Major General Pengiran Haji Ibnu Baasith Bin Pengiran Datu Penghulu Pengiran Haji Apong. The ceremony began with the reading of Surah Al-Fatihah led by Yang Dimuliakan Pehin Khatib Dato Paduka Awang Haji Emran bin Haji Kunchang.

Doa selamat was read by Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Seri Maharaja Dato Paduka Seri Setia Doctor Ustaz Haji Awang Abdul Aziz bin Juned, the State Mufti.

Also present at the ceremony were Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran-Pengiran Cheteria, Cabinet Ministers, members of the Privy Council, Deputy Ministers, Pengiran-Pengiran Peranakan, Pehin-Pehin Manteri, Manteri-Manteri Hulubalang, Permanent Secretaries and Deputy Permanent Secretaries.

Source: Radio Television Brunei