Her Royal Highness Paduka Seri Pengiran Anak Isteri Pengiran Anak Sarah binti Pengiran Haji Salleh Ab-Rahaman yesterday morning graced the Knowledge Convention 2019 Premier Talk held at Balai Khazanah Islam Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah. The talk was among the events lined up for the Knowledge Convention held in conjunction with His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam's 73rd birthday celebration.
Upon arrival, Her Royal Highness was greeted by Datin Seri Paduka Dayang Hajah Elinda binti Haji C.A. Mohamed, Deputy Minister at the Prime Minister's Office and Datin Seri Paduka Doctor Hajah Romaizah binti Haji Mohd Salleh, Deputy Minister of Education, as Co-Chairperson of the Knowledge Convention 2019 Premier Talk, as well as Datin Dayang Hajah Zalina binti Haji Omar, wife of the Minister at the Prime Minister's Office.
Also present was Her Royal Highness Princess Hajah Masna binti Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, Ambassador At-Large at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The ceremony commenced with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah led by Dayang Norainiyanti binti Haji Hussin, Senior Religious Officer at the Mosque Affairs Department.
Datin Seri Paduka Dayang Hajah Elinda in her welcoming speech touched on the theme of this year's Knowledge Convention 'Islamic Manuscript the Landmark of the Ummah's Civilisation'.
Associate Professor Doctor Siti Sara binti Haji Ahmad, Dean of the Arabic Language Faculty at the Sultan Sharif Ali Islamic University, in the Premier Talk titled 'Malay Jawi Manuscript the Intellectual Legacy of All Time' explained that Malay-Jawi manuscripts are intellectual legacy that should be preserved. It is a continuous efforts to ensure that manuscript writing and research can become reading and research materials for the future generation.
The Doa Selamat was read by Dayang Norainiyanti binti Haji Hussin.
Prior to leaving, Her Royal Highness signed the commemorative parchment. The Knowledge Convention 2019 Premier Talk was part of the continuous efforts in providing valuable and beneficial knowledge as well as information for the development of the ummah, religion and the country.
Source: Radio Television Brunei