The Opening of Naubat Ceremony which was closed for 14 days following the demise of Pengiran Hajah Siti Hawa binti Al-Marhum Pengiran Bendahara Pengiran Anak Abdul Rahman on the 27th of January was held yesterday at the Lapau building in the capital. The ceremony took place in the presence of Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Lela Cheteria Sahibun Najabah Pengiran Anak Haji Abdul Aziz bin Pengiran Jaya Negara Pengiran Haji Abu Bakar.
The ceremony commenced with a tahlil ceremony led by Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Imam Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Abdul Hamid bin Bakal. While Doa Tahlil and Doa Allah Peliharakan Sultan dan Negara Brunei Darussalam was read by Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Seri Maharaja Dato Paduka Seri Setia Doktor Ustaz Haji Awang Abdul Aziz bin Juned, the State Mufti.
The mass Fardhu Maghrib prayer was led by Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Paduka Seri Utama Dato Paduka Seri Setia Haji Awang Salim bin Haji Besar. Present were Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran-Pengiran Cheteria, Cabinet Ministers, Members of Councils, Deputy Ministers, Pengiran-Pengiran Peranakan, Pehin-Pehin Manteri and Manteri-Manteri Hulubalang.
Source: Radio Television Brunei