In conjunction with the commemoration of the birthday of Prophet Muhammad Shallallahu 'Alaihi Wasallam which is celebrated every 12th of Rabiulawal, a number of ministries held Dikir Maulud ceremonies, 30th October night. The delegation from the Ministry of Religious Affairs held an Ihya Maulidur Rasul ceremony at the Universiti Brunei Darussalam Mosque.
Present was Yang Berhormat Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Awang Othman, Minister of Religious Affairs. The function began with a talk delivered by Awang Haji Jufri bin Haji Hidup, UBD Mosque Affairs Officer.
The reading of Surah Al-fatihah was led by the Ministry of Religious Affairs. The function aimed to glorify the mosque. The 12 consecutive nights of dikir for the Ministry of Religious Affairs delegation will be held at the Kampung Labu Estate Mosque in Temburong District this Saturday. Also present was Pengiran Dato Seri Paduka Haji Bahrom bin Pengiran Haji Bahar, Deputy Minister of Religious Affairs.
Meanwhile, the Prime Minister's Office and the departments under it also held a Dikir Maulud ceremony at Jame' 'Asr Hassanil Bolkiah. The Dikir ceremony commenced with the reading of Surah Al-Fatihah led by Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Haji Awang Abdul Mokti bin Haji Mohd Daud, Minister at the Prime Minister's Office. The Dikir Syarafil Anam was presented by the employees of the Prime Minister's Office and departments under it together with Jame' 'Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Takmir Committee and Kampung Kiarong Dikir groups. The delegation will hold a similar ceremony at Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque in Bandar Seri Begawan this Saturday.
Source: Radio Television Brunei