The confirmation on the date of Hari Raya Aidil Adha in the country was further explained by Yang Berhormat Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Awang Othman, the Minister of Religious Affairs as Yang Di-Pertua of the Brunei Islamic Religious Council, MUIB, following the consent of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam. The explanation was made during a meeting at the Ministry of Religious Affairs on the result of the sighting of the new moon of Zulhijjah earlier yesterday evening.
The religious ceremony included the reading of Al-Quran by Awang Abdul Aziz bin Noor Masran, the Category 'E' Champion of the National Finals of Al-Quran Memorisation and Understanding Competition 2018. The ceremony continued with the recital of Tahlil, Doa Selamat and the Mass Maghrib Prayer. Also in attendance were Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Kerna Dato Seri Setia Doctor Haji Awang Abu Bakar bin Haji Apong, the Minister of Home Affairs and Yang Berhormat (Retired) Major General Dato Paduka Seri Haji Aminuddin Ihsan bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin, the Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports.
Source: Radio Television Brunei