Brunei Darussalam will celebrate the Maulidur Rasul Sallallahu Alaihi Wassalam with a Grand Assembly and Procession at all districts on this Saturday, 9th November. The National Level celebration will take place in the capital with the participation of almost 13,000 people from all walks of life. Meanwhile, several parties including Ministries, organised the Dikir Closing Ceremony in conjunction with the Maulidur Rasul. The Ministry of Home Affairs and the departments under it held such a ceremony at the Ar-Rahman Mosque in Kampung Tanjong Bunut, 7th November night.

Present was 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, Permanent Secretary and Deputy Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Home Affairs.

A similar ceremony was also held by the Ministry of Health at the University Mosque, Universiti Brunei Darussalam. The delegation was led by Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Doctor Haji Mohammad Isham bin Haji Jaafar, Minister of Health. Also present were Permanent Secretary and Deputy Permanent Secretaries at the Ministry of Health. The ceremony was highlighted with a talk titled "Tantangan hebat oleh musuh Rasulullah" or "Great Defiance by enemies of the Prophet" delivered by Awang Haji Jufri bin Haji Hidup, the Mosque Affairs Officer.

Source: Radio Television Brunei