Citizens play a vital role in maintaining and defending the teachings and understanding of the ahli sunnah wal jamaah school of thought which has been proven to bring about harmony and peace in a country. In the Quran, there is also mention of a guideline in shaping a peaceful country. This was among the contents of the Dawn lecture during the 'Masjidku Makmur, Negara Berkat' program early yesterday morning.
Present were Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Haji Awang Abdul Mokti bin Haji Mohd Daud, Minister at the Prime Minister's Office and Awang Haji Mohd Serudin bin Haji Timbang, Deputy Permanent Secretary for Policy and Religion at the Ministry of Religious Affairs. The lecture titled "Peranan Rakyat Dalam Memacu Pembangunan Negara" or Citizens Role in Driving National Development was delivered by Awangku Ahmad Hasanuddin bin Pengiran Haji Tejudin, Head religious Teacher at the Ministry of Defence. The program was organised by the Mosque Affairs Department, Islamic Da'wah Centre and Islamic Eminence Development Division in collaboration with the Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Mosque.
Source: Radio Television Brunei