The Ministry of Education and the departments under it also held such a ceremony at the Sultan Sharif Ali Islamic University Surau in Gadong.
The ceremony commenced with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah led by Doctor Haji Norarfan bin Haji Zainal, the Rector of Sultan Sharif Ali Islamic University. The function ran concurrently with Tadarus Al-Quran. Among those present was Awang Aliuddin bin Haji Abdul Rahman, the Deputy Permanent Secretary for Core Education at the Ministry of Education. Some 140 heads of department, senior officer, officers and staffs of the Ministry attended the ceremony. The ceremony was an annual religious activity conducted by the Ministry aimed to further enliven the month of full of blessings aside from obtaining multiple blessings and rewards from Allah Subahanu Wata'ala. This year, the ceremony was organised by the Administration and Services Department, Ministry of Education.
Source: Radio Television Brunei