The Ministry of Home Affairs and the departments under it organised the Isra' Mi'raj celebration yesterday afternoon. Conducted by the Labour Department, the celebration took place at the Multi-Purpose Hall of the Fire and Rescue Department Headquarters at Old Airport, Berakas.
Present was Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Kerna Dato Seri Setia Doctor Haji Awang Abu Bakar bin Haji Apong, the Minister of Home Affairs. At the function, a special talk titled 'Sembahyang Berjemaah, Meraih Berkat' or 'Mass Prayers Bring Multiple Blessings' was delivered by Awang Abd Rahman bin Haji Ajak, a certified Da'ie of the Brunei Islamic Religious Council. The talk among other things touched on the importance of performing mass prayers that can further enliven the mosque. Also present were Members of the Legislative Council; Awang Ajman Bin Haji Meludin, the Acting Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Home Affairs; and Awang Shamsul Bahrin Bin Haji Mohd Hussain, the Acting Deputy Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Home Affairs.
Source: Radio Television Brunei