The Brunei Darussalam Former Soldiers Association yesterday morning held the reading of Surah Yasin, Tahlil and Doa Arwah for the late parents of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien and Al-Marhumah Duli Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Damit. The ceremony was held at the Royal Mausoleum.
Present were Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja (Retired) Major General Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohammad Yussof, the Second Minister of Defence 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. The reading of Surah Yassin, Tahlil and Doa Arwah was led by Awang Haji Ariffin bin Haji Tuah, Assistant Religious Officer at the Religious Department, Royal Brunei Armed Forces. Also in-attendance were Yang Dimuliakan Pehin Datu Paduka Raja (Retired) Major General Datu Paduka Seri Haji Shari bin Ahmad, the President of the Association and Yang Dimuliakan Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Dewa Retired Major General Dato Seri Pahlawan Awang Haji Mohammad bin Haji Daud, the Association's Advisor.
Source: Radio Television Brunei