MoD celebrates Ma’al Hijrah 1435
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN
MINISTRY of Development on celebrated the Ma’al Hijrah 1435 recently which was also simultaneously held with the Doa Kesyukuran ceremony for officers and personnel who had just returned from performing their Haj.
The celebration, which was held at the Work Skills and Training Centre, was part of the annual religious activities organised by the ministry and its departments.
The Minister of Development, Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Indera Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Hj Suyoi Hj Osman, attended as the guest of honour.
The celebration started with the recital of Surah Al-Fatihah led by Hj Tassan Hj Mohd of the Housing Development Department.
This was followed by a lecture entitled _‘Hijrahnya Hatiku, Adalah Hijrah Yang Agung’ _delivered by Hj Saharuddin Hj Petra, an officer from the Syariah Affairs Department, Ministry of Religious Affairs.
The ceremony was culminated with a dikir ceremony with the guest of honour leading the ritual of sprinkling bunga rampai to the 21 officers and personnel who returned from performing Haj this year.
Also present were Permanent Secretary Dato Paduka Hj Suhaimi Hj Gafar, Permanent Secretary (Technical and Professional), Permanent Secretary (Administration and Finance) Hj Muhd Lutfi Abdullah, head of departments, head of divisions and units as well as officers and personnel of Ministry of Development its departments.
The Brunei Times