Foundation-Laying Ceremony

Residents of Kampung Junjongan and the surrounding areas will soon have a new mosque that is expected to be completed by May next year. A foundation-laying ceremony for the new mosque was held yesterday morning, and 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 as Yang Di-Pertua of Brunei Islamic Religious Council, MUIB, and Yang Berhormat Dato Paduka Awang Haji Muhammad Juanda bin Haji Abdul Rashid, Minister of Development.

It is expected that the new mosque can accommodate up to 1,624 congregants. The mosque is built using the Brunei Darussalam Mosque Construction Fund amounting to 4.9 million dollars.

Source: Radio Television Brunei