In conjunction with the nation's 30th Teacher's Day Celebration, the Ministry of Education (MoE) and Ministry of Religious Affairs (MoRA), today organised the recitation of Surah Yaasiin and Tahlil for Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Muhammad Jamalul Alam and Al-Marhumah Duli Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Damit binti Al-Marhum Pengiran Bendahara Pengiran Anak Abdul Rahman, the late parents of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam and A Doa Kesyukuran ceremony in conjunction with the 30th Teacher's Day Celebration, 2020. The Ceremony was held at Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Mosque in the capital.
The Minister of Religious Affairs, Yang Berhormat Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Awang Othman and Minister of Education, Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Hamzah bin Haji Sulaiman were present during the ceremony as Co-chairmen of the Executive Committee for the 30th Teacher's Day Celebration, 2020.
Also present at the event was Yang Mulia Pengiran Dato Seri Paduka Haji Bahrom bin Pengiran Haji Bahar, Timbalan Deputy Minister of Religious Affairs; Yang Mulia Awang Haji Mohammad Rosli bin Haji Ibrahim, Permanent Secretary, MoRA; Yang Mulia Dr. Haji Adanan bin Haji Basar, Raes of Seri Begawan Religious Teachers University (KUPUSB); Yang Mulia Dr. Haji Norarfan bin Haji Zainal, Rector of Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali University; Deputy Permanent Secretaries, Heads of Departments as well as senior officers from both the Ministry of Education and Ministry of Religious Affairs.
This afternoon's event began with a mass Sunat Hajat Prayer to seek Allah's blessing for the safety and protection of Brunei Darussalam from the epidemic, which was led by Yang Mulia Awang Mohammad Hassanal bin Haji Mohammad, Imam Masjid Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien; followed with the mass recitation of Surah Yaasiin and Tahlil ledby Yang Mulia Begawan Mudim Haji Amran bin Haji Md Salleh, Mosque Officer at Masjid Omar 'Ali Saifuddien, Bandar Seri Begawan, and recitation of Doa Kesyukuran and Doa Peliharakan Sultan led by Yang Dimuliakan Begawan Pehin Khatib Dato Paduka Haji Emran bin Haji Kunchang, Mosque Officer at Masjid Omar 'Ali Saifuddien, Bandar Seri Begawan. The event concluded with a mass Asar prayer led by Yang Mulia Awang Mohammad Hassanal bin Haji Mohammad, Imam Masjid Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien, Bandar Seri Begawan. The event was attended by officers and staff including teachers and students from schools,colleges, higher learning institutions and technical from the Ministry of Education and Ministry of Religious Affairs. The Tahlil and Doa Kesyukuran ceremony was part of the religious activities held in conjunction with the Teacher's Day celebration conducted by the MoE and MoRA. This year, the Teacher's Day Celebration Theme is "Pendidikan Berkualiti Teras Kecemerlangan Pelajar".
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