MoHA joins villagers in ‘tadarus’

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TUTONG

OFFICIALS at the Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA)joined residents of Kg Bukit Udal Mosque in Mukim Tanjong Maya in a tadarus ceremony as part of the ministry's continuous nationwide initiative to enliven the spirit of this year's Ramadhan.

Leading the delegation for the tadarus ceremony was Home Affairs Minister Pehin Orang Kaya Johan Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Hj Adanan Begawan Pehin Siraja Khatib Dato Seri Setia Hj Md Yusof.

Alsopresent were the Deputy Minister Pehin Orang Kaya Dewa Pahlawan Dato Paduka Hj Dani Hj Ibrahim, as well as the permanent secretary, deputy permanent secretary and senior officers and heads of various departments under the Ministry of Home Affairs.

The congregation took turns reciting several verses from juzuk 13 to 18 of the Quran.

The tadarus was accompanied by the recital of the tahlil which was led by the imam of the mosque, Azman Hj Hussin.

The mosque also contribution form the Tutong District Office and Prisons Department in the form of rihal (Quran stands) and a set of a grasscutting machine from the Tutong Municipal Department.

The minister also made a personal contribution in the form of a set of Takhtim book.

The delegation broke fastand performed mass Maghrib prayer, before moving onto Kg Penanjong Mosque in Mukim Pekan Tutong to perform mass Isya' and tarawih prayers.

The ceremonies were organised by the Mukim Tanjong Maya and Mukim Pekan Tutong Consultative Councils, Kg Bukit Udal Mosque Takmir committees, with the cooperation of the MoHA.

The activity which is held annually is aimed at strengthening their ibadah (act of worship) and to foster a closer rapport among the officers of the ministry and members of the Mukim and Village Consultative Councils as well as the communities in all the country's four districts.

According to a representative from the ministry, the delegation will continue their series of tadarus and tarawih ceremonies at Kg perpindahan Rataie Mosque at Mukim Bokok in Temburong District today. (ADI1)

The Brunei Times