Launch of Mushaf Brunei Darussalam and Its Interpretation Application

Brunei Darussalam has made another progress in the publication of the Mushaf Brunei Darussalam and its interpretation with the launch of the Mushaf Brunei Darussalam and Interpretation Application yesterday morning. The second phase of the application will include a local qari or quran reader voice for the 30 chapters of al-Quran in the full mushaf. Yang Berhormat Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Awang Othman, Minister of Religious Affairs, at the application's launch, said that it is one of the Ministry of Religious Affairs' strategy towards empowering the religious culture and assimilation practice in the country.

Among the application's objective is to make mobile phones and tablet computers as a dissemination media for the Mushaf Brunei Darussalam and its interpretation which can be easily downloaded, in line with the latest technological developments. It is also aimed at providing the public with an easy way of reading al-Quran and at the same time understanding and assimilating its contents as well as being a valid reference that can be used by Muslims in the country, specifically and throughout the world, in general. The application is a project organised by the Islamic Dakwah Centre in collaboration with the Information technology Section, Ministry of religious Affairs and the MABIMS Al-Quran Dissemination and Studies Centre, Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Tahfiz Al-Quran Institute with Syarikat Cirrus Tech and Services. The application can be downloaded through Apple Store for IOS users and Play Store for Android users.

Also at the function, 6 new books published by the Islamic Dakwah Centre were launched. The books contains the collection of speeches by Yang Berhormat Pehin from 1980 to 1985 during important moments before independence and after; touching on the Shari'ah Penal Code Order, Islam's development and the progress of Islamic syiar in the country and also contains guidance and practises in Islam as well as sunnah practices carried out during burial rites. In conjunction with the launch of the 6 books, purchase by package is also held until the 5th of January 2019. Among those present were Yang Dimuliakan Pehin Orang Kaya Paduka Setia raja Dato Paduka Seri Setia Awang Haji Suhaili bin Haji Mohidin, Acting Syar'ie Chief Judge, Prime Minister's Office; Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Imam Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Abdul Hamid bin Bakal, member of the Legislative Council as the head of the Mushaf Brunei Darussalam and its interpretation redaction panel; Pengiran Dato Seri Paduka Haji Bahrom bin Pengiran Haji Bahar, Deputy Minister of religious Affairs and Yang Berhormat Awang Iswandy bin Haji Ahmad, member of the Legislative Council.

Source: Radio Television Brunei

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