The Mass prayer and Doa Kesyukuran to celebrate the new year of Hijrah 1440 also held at mosques, suraus and religious halls nationwide.
In Tutong District, the focal point was held at Hassanal Bolkiah Mosque in Tutong Town. Present was Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Suhaimi bin Haji Gafar, Minister of Development. Also present were Yang Berhormat Awang Haji Abdul Wahab bin Apong; Yang Berhormat Awang Haji Ramli bin Lahit; members of the Legislative Council and Awang Shamsul Bahrin bin Haji Mohd Hussain, Tutong District Officer.
In the Temburong District, the celebration was held at Mohd Salleh Main Mosque in Bangar Town. Present was Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Awang Abdul Mutalib bin Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Setia Dato Paduka Haji Mohammad Yusof, Minister of Communications. Also present were Yang Berhormat Awang Haji Emran bin Haji Sabtu, member of the Legislative Council; and Awang Mohammad Khairul Shahrul bin Haji Duahim, Acting Temburong District Officer.
Meanwhile in the Belait District, the ceremony was held at Pekan Seria Mosque. Present was Yang Berhormat Retired Major General Dato Paduka Seri Haji Aminuddin Ihsan Bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin, Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports. Also present were Yang Berhormat Haji Abdul Hamid bin Haji Momin and Yang Berhormat Awang Hanapi bin Mohd Siput, members of the Legislative Council as well as Awang Ridzuan bin Haji Ahmad, the Acting Belait District Officer.
Source:: Radio Television Brunei