Royal Mausoleum Tahlil Ceremony

His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam yesterday afternoon attended a Tahlil Ceremony at the Royal Mausoleum for His Majesty's late parents and son, Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien; Al-Marhumah Duli Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Damit and Al-Marhum His Royal Highness Prince Haji 'Abdul 'Azim.

Upon arrival, His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam was greeted by Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Indera Setia Diraja Sahibul Karib Pengiran Anak Haji Idris bin Pengiran Maharaja Lela Pengiran Muda Abdul Kahar, Yang Di-Pertua Adat Istiadat Negara and 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 were:

- His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister's Office;

- His Royal Highness Prince 'Abdul Malik;

- His Royal Highness Prince 'Abdul Mateen;

- His Royal Highness Prince 'Abdul Wakeel;

- His Royal Highness Prince Mohamed Bolkiah;

- His Royal Highness Prince Haji Sufri Bolkiah; and

- His Royal Highness Prince Haji Jefri Bolkiah.

The ceremony commenced with the reading of Surah Al-Fatihah led by Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Seri Maharaja Dato Paduka Seri Setia Doctor Ustaz Haji Awang Abdul Aziz bin Juned, State Mufti. This was followed by the reading of Tahlil, Doa Tahlil and Doa Selamat.

His Majesty then poured the 'air asah-asahan' or scented water on the graves of His Majesty's late parents and son.

Also pouring the 'air asah-asahan' was His Royal Highness the Crown Prince followed by His Royal Highness Prince 'Abdul Malik,

His Royal Highness Prince 'Abdul Mateen,

His Royal Highness Prince 'Abdul Wakeel,

His Royal Highness Prince Mohamed Bolkiah,

His Royal Highness Prince Haji Sufri Bolkiah,

and His Royal Highness Prince Haji Jefri Bolkiah.

Also present were Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran-Pengiran Cheteria; Yang Berhormat Cabinet Ministers; Members of Council; Deputy Ministers; Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces; Pengiran-Pengiran Peranakan, Pehin-Pehin Manteri, Manteri-Manteri Bertauliah, Permanent and Deputy Permanent Secretaries.

Source: Radio Television Brunei