Doa Kesyukuran ceremonies in conjunction with the 44th Birthday of His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah ibni His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister's Office were held late yesterday afternoon by several Government Agencies in the country.
The Ministry of Defence and the Royal Brunei Armed Forces, RBAF held such a ceremony at Surau Ad-difa', Ministry of Defence, Bolkiah Garrison. Present was Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Retired Major General Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof, Second Minister of Defence. Also in attendance were Major General Pengiran Dato Seri Pahlawan Aminan bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud, Commander of the RBAF and Retired Captain Dato Paduka Abdul Rahman bin Begawan Mudim Dato Paduka Haji Bakar, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Defence. His Royal Highness the Crown Prince is the General of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces, RBAF.
The Pengiran Muda Mahkota Pengiran Muda Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah Hospital in Tutong also held such a ceremony at the Surau As-Salam of the hospital. Present was Yang Berhormat Dato Paduka Doktor Haji Md Isham bin Haji Jaafar, Minister of Health. The ceremony began with the mass Fardhu Maghrib and Sunat Hajat prayer followed by the reading of Surah Yassin and Doa Kesyukuran. Also in attendance were Doctor Haji Zulaidi bin Haji Abdul Latif and Awang Maswadi bin Haji Mohsin, Deputy Permanent Secretaries at the Ministry of Health.
Universiti Brunei Darussalam, UBD, Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali, UNISSA and Universiti Teknologi Brunei, UTB also held such a ceremony late yesterday afternoon. Present was Yang Berhormat Dato Paduka Awang Haji Hamzah bin Haji Sulaiman, Minister of Education. Also present were Doctor Haji Azman bin Ahmad, Acting Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Education; Datin Doctor Hajah Anita Binurul Zahrina binti Pehin Orang Kaya Laila Wijaya Dato Seri Setia Haji Awang Abdul Aziz, Vice Chancellor of UBD; Doctor Haji Norarfan bin Haji Zainal, Rector of UNISSA and Professor Doctor Hajah Zahrah binti Haji Sulaiman, Vice Chancellor of UTB.
The Royal Brunei Police Force also held a similar ceremony at the Police Headquarters Surau. Present was Dato Paduka Seri Haji Mohd Jammy bin Haji Mohd Shah Al-Islam, Commissioner of Police. Also present was Dato Paduka Awang Haji Mohammad Irwan bin Haji Hambali, Deputy Commissioner of Police. His Royal Highness the Crown Prince is the Inspector General of the Royal Brunei Police Force.
Source: Radio Television Brunei