Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah holds prayers for Crown Prince 42nd birthday

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BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN

THE Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah (YSHHB) acting as the secretariat for the Pengiran Muda Mahkota Al-Muhtadee Billah Fund for Orphans (DANA) yesterday held a thanksgiving prayer ceremony to commemorate the 42nd birthday of His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Held at the multipurpose hall of the YSHHB complex in the capital, the event was graced by His Royal Highness Prince ‘Abdul Malik in his capacity as chairman of YSHHB Committee of Governors.

The religious event began with a mass Maghrib prayer led by Chief Syar’ie judge Pehin Orang Kaya Paduka Seri Utama Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Hj Awang Salim Hj Besar followed by the recitation of Surah Yassin.

The congregation then proceeded with the thanksgiving prayers for the Crown Prince and concluded with a mass Isya’ prayer. Attending the event were the Minister of Education and Chairman of the Yayasan Board of Directors, Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Indera Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Hj Suyoi Hj Osman as the DANA Chairman of the Board of Trustees and the Minister of Home Affairs (MoHA) Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Kerna Dato Seri Setia (Dr) Hj Awg Abu Bakar Hj Apong as second deputy chairman of the board and first deputy chairman of DANA Board of Trustees.

Also present were the Minister of Religious Affairs, Yang Berhormat Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Hj Awg Badaruddin Pengarah Dato Paduka Hj Awg Othman, Minister of Health, Yang Berhormat Dato Paduka Dr Hj Zulkarnain Hj Hanafi and the Deputy Minister of Education Pg Dato Paduka Hj Bahrom Pg Hj Bahar.

The Brunei Times