Brunei observes Youth Day
THE Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports yesterday held a religious ceremony at the Sultan Sharif Ali Mosque in Kg Sengkurong to mark the Eighth National Youth Day.
Its minister, Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Pekerma Laila Diraja Dato Seri Setia Hj Hazair Hj Abdullah, took part in the event which commenced with a mass Maghrib prayer, followed by mass recitals of Surah Yassin, _Doa Tahlil _thanksgiving prayer.
The mosque congregants then performed a mass Isya’ prayer to conclude the religious ceremony. Deputy Minister Datin Paduka Hjh Adina Othman was also present along with invited youths.
Meanwhile, youths from across the country will meet at the Indoor Stadium of the Hassanal Bolkiah Sports Complex in Berakas today to celebrate the Eighth National Youth Day.
The gathering aimed to foster relations among the youth through a series of interactive activities. – Rabiatul Kamit
The Brunei Times