A Reading of Surah Yasiin and Tahlil ceremony has be held for His Majesty's late parents Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien and Al-Marhumah Duli Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Damit in conjunction with the 26th Teachers Day. Held at the Royal Mausoleum in the capital, the ceremony was organised by the Ministries of Education and Religious Affairs.

The delegation was led by Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Indera Pahlawan Dato' Seri Setia Awang Haji Suyoi Bin Haji Osman, Minister of Education and Yang Berhormat Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Othman, Minister of Religious Affairs. The ceremony began with the reading of Surah Al-Fatihah, Yaasin and followed by the reading of Tahlil led by Awang Zulkifli bin Haji Murad, the Supervisor of the Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque. Also present at the ceremony were Pengiran Dato Paduka Haji Bahrom bin Pengiran Haji Bahar, Deputy Minister of Education and Dato Paduka Haji Awang Mokti bin Haji Mohd Daud, Deputy Minister of Religious Affairs. The ceremony was also attended by 400 officers and staff, teachers from schools, colleges, technical and vocational higher learning institution from the Ministry of Education as well as the Ministry of Religious Affairs. The theme for this year's teacher's day is 'Wise Teachers build up a visionary generation.'

Source: Radio Television Brunei