The Bandar Seri Begawan Municipal Department, Ministry of Home Affairs yesterday afternoon held the reading of Surah Yasin and Tahlil 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 took place at the Royal Mausoleum.
The ceremony was held in conjunction with the 48th anniversary of the renaming of Bandar Brunei to Bandar Seri Begawan. Present was Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Awang Abdul Mutalib Bin Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Setia Dato Paduka Haji Mohammad Yussof, Minister of Communications as the Acting Minister of Home Affairs. The ceremony began with a mass reading of Surah Al-Fatihah, followed by the reading of Surah Yaasin and Tahlil. Among those in attendance were Members of the Legislative Council, Permanent Secretaries and Deputy Permanent Secretaries at the Ministry of Home Affairs.
Source: Radio Television Brunei