Nationwide prayers usher in Nisfu Syaaban
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN
MORE than 100 officials under the Ministry of Religious Affairs (MoRA) yesterday congregated at Jame’ ‘Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Kg Kiarong to commemorate this year’s Nisfu Syaaban.
Present as the guest of honour was the Deputy Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Religious Affairs (MoRA), Hj Harun Hj Junid.
The event started with mass Maghrib prayer and continued with recitation of Surah Yassin for three times with different intentions per recitation.
After the recitation of Surah Yassin and Doa Kesyukuran, the congregants continued the religious event with Isya’ prayer.
Also taking part in the prayers were directors, senior officers, staff of MoRA as well as public.
The nationwide celebration of Nisfu Syaaban yesterday was also held with the focal point being Jame’ ‘Asr Hassanil Bolkiah with aim to remind Muslims that they are in the middle of Sya’ban, a date where Allah SWT will forgive those who ask forgiveness for their wrongdoings.
The Brunei Times