Kampung Sengkarai in Tutong District now has a new mosque that can accommodate about one thousand congregants. A religious cleansing ceremony was held yesterday. Present were Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Abdul Aziz bin Orang Kaya Maharaja Lela Haji Yussof, the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Awang Shamsul Bahrin Bin Haji Mohd Hussain, the Tutong District Officer.
The new mosque stands on five acres-site and cost more than $3,000,000. The facilities provided at the mosque include a meeting room, counselling room, a library and funeral rites room. Haji Azyrin bin Haji Awang Damit, Head of Riayah section of the Mosque Affairs Department in an interview with RTB said the ceremony was held to ensure the mosque cleanliness before it is fully utilised.
Source: Radio Television Brunei