36 officers and staff of the Ministry of Development are performing the haj this year. A Doa Selamat ceremony for intending haj pilgrims of the ministry was held this afternoon at the Ministry of Development in Berakas.
Present was Dato Seri Paduka Awang Haji Suhaimi bin Haji Gafar, Deputy Minister of Development. Doctor Andas Haji Ismuhadi bin Abdullah, an invited lecturer from the Islamic Dakwah Centre in his special talk entitled 'Seruan Iman: Jejak Hamba-mu ke Tanah Suci' among other matters reminded intending haj pilgrims to increase istighfar or prayers to seek pardon as part of the preparations before performing the Haj.
At the function, the intending haj pilgrims received donations handed over by the Deputy Minister of Development.
Source: Radio Television Brunei