Dikir ceremonies in conjunction with the Maulidur Rasul celebration organised by various parties continue to glorify mosques, suraus amd religious halls nationwide. Last night, the delegation from the Ministry of Defence and the Royal Brunei Armed Forces, RBAF held such a ceremony at Kampung Mentiri Mosque in the Brunei Muara District.

The delegation was led by Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Retired Major General Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd. Yussof, Second Minister of Defence. The reading of surah Al-Fatihah was led by Awang Haji Tohara bin Haji Ongsang, the mosque's Imam. Also in the delegation was Retired Brigadier General Dato Seri Pahlawan Shahril Anwar bin Haji Ma'awiah, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Defence.

The delegation from the Ministry of Religious Affairs also held a dikir ceremony at Kampung Lubok Pulau Mosque in Tutong District. The delegation was led by Pengiran Dato Seri Paduka Haji Bahrom bin Pengiran Haji Bahar, Deputy Minister of Religious Affairs. Also present was Dato Seri Setia Haji Abdul Aziz bin Orang Kaya Maharaja Lela Haji Yussof, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Awang Haji Mohd Serudin bin Haji Timbang, Seputy Permanent Secretary for Policy and Religion at the Ministry of Religious Affairs.

Source: Radio Television Brunei