Prayer is the pillar and eminence of Islam, and is the pathway towards heaven. This was among the content of a special talk during the Isra' Mi'raj celebration by the Forestry Department, Ministry of Primary Resources and Tourism. The function was held yesterday afternoon at the Ministry of Primary Resources and Tourism.
Present was Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Ali bin Apong, Minister of Primary Resources and Tourism. The talk titled 'Sembahyang Teras Kecemerlangan Ummat' was delivered by Doctor Haji Harapandi Amaq Hairani, Director of the Jawi Studies and Kitab Turath Research Centre, Seri Begawan Religious Teachers University College. The event was the ministry's annual activity to further enliven the Isra' Mi'raj celebration apart from strengthening ties among the ministry's officers and staff.
The function coincided with a celebration for one of the ministry's staff Dayang Nur Hanney Aleesa binti Ramdan, who recently converted to Islam on the 11th of March. Also present was Dayang Hajah Tutiaty binti Haji Abdul Wahab, Permanent Secretary at the ministry.
Source: Radio Television Brunei