The 4 day Mawlid Fest is open to the public as of yesterday at the Airport Mall in Berakas. Organised by the ISlamic Da'wah Centre, Ministry of Religious Affairs and Sparks Company Sendirian Berhad, the Mawlid Fest is held in conjunction with Maulidur Rasulullah Shallallahu 'Alaihi Wasallam. The launch took place yesterday morning.
The opening was officiated by Yang Berhormat Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Awang Othman, Minister of Religious Affairs. Also present was Pengiran Dato Seri Paduka Haji Bahrom bin Pengiran Haji Bahar, Deputy Minister of Religious Affairs.
Mawlid Fest provides an opportunity for vendors comprising 8 muallafpreneurs venturing in small businesses under the Muallaf or New Converts Development Section. 36 entrepreneurs are also taking part in the Mawlid Fest bazaar. At the ceremony, a cheque amounting to 2 thousand 8 hundred and 28 dollars was handed over by the Minister of Religious Affairs to the Pengiran Muda Mahkota Al-Muhtadee Billah Fund for Orphans. The Mawlid Fest is open from 10 in the morning until 10 at night, except for Friday when it is open from 2 in the afternoon to 10 at night.
Source: Radio Television Brunei