The State Councils Department and Ministry of Home Affairs yesterday morning held the reading of Yassin, Tahlil and Doa Arwah for the late parents of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien and Al-Marhumah Duli Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Damit. The function took place at the Royal Mausoleum.
Delegation from the State Councils Department was led by Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Lela Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Abdul Rahman bin Dato Setia Haji Mohamed Taib, the Speaker of the Legislative Council. Also present were members of the Legislative Council. The ceremony was an annual religious activity carried out by the department in order to seek blessings for those who had passed away aside from gaining multiple rewards from Allah Subahanahu Wataala during the month of Ramadhan.
Meanwhile, the Ministry of Home Affairs also held such a ceremony. The delegation comprising the Ministry and its departments it as well as the Mukim and Kampung Consultative Council was led by Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Kerna Dato Seri Setia Doctor Haji Awang Abu Bakar bin Haji Apong, the Minister of Home Affairs. Also present were members of the Legislative Council.
Source: Radio Television Brunei