The Naubat Opening Ceremony was held yesterday afternoon after it was closed following the passing away of Pengiran Anak Hajah Sharifah binti Pengiran Anak Besar Bagol. The ceremony was held at the Lapau in the capital. Pengiran Anak Hajah Sharifah binti Pengiran Anak Besar Bagol passed away on the 23rd of last month.
The ceremony was conducted in the presence of Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Lela Cheteria Sahibun Najabah Pengiran Anak Haji Abdul Aziz bin Pengiran Jaya Negara Pengiran Haji Abu Bakar, Yang Di-Pertua Adat Istiadat Negara.
The recital of Tahlil was led by Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Paduka Seri Utama Dato Paduka Seri Setia Haji Awang Salim bin Haji Besar.
The reading of Doa tahlil and Doa Allah Peliharakan Sultan was led by Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Seri Maharaja Dato Paduka Seri Setia Dr. Ustaz Haji Awang Abdul Aziz bin Juned, the State Mufti.
The ceremony continued with mass Maghrib prayer led by Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Paduka Seri Utama Dato Paduka Seri Setia Haji Awang Salim bin Haji Besar
Also in attendance were Pengiran-pengiran Cheteria, Cabinet Ministers, Yang Berhormat Members of Councils, Deputy Ministers, Pengiran-Pengiran Peranakan, Yang Dimuliakan Pehin-Pehin Manteri and Manteri-manteri Bertauliah.
Source: Radio Television Brunei