Thursday, 5 November 2020 – The Ministry of Energy; Safety, Health and Environment National Authority (SHENA) and Petroleum Authority of Brunei Darussalam held a Dikir ceremony, religious talk and donations to commemorate Maulidur Rasul, the birthday of Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu ‘Alaihi Wasallam at the Musyawarah Hall, International Convention Centre (ICC), Berakas. Present as the Guest of Honour was Yang Berhormat Dato Dr Awang Hj Mat Suny bin Haji Md Hussein, the Minister of Energy.
Also present were Yang Mulia Awang Haji Azhar bin Haji Yahya, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Energy, Yang Mulia Pengiran Haji Jamra Weira bin Pengiran Haji Petra, Deputy Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Energy; officers and staff from the Ministry of Energy, SHENA and Petroleum Authority of Brunei Darussalam.
The ceremony began with the recitation of Surah Al Fatihah and the reading of Doa Selamat, followed by a Dikir Ceremony. This was ensued by a special religious talk titled “Rasulullah Sebagai ‘Role Model’ Yang Sempurna” delivered by Yang Mulia Ustaz Awang Ahmad Rashidi bin Haji Ansanawi from Nadi Quranic Learning Centre.
The ceremony then proceeded with the Minister of Energy handing over waqaf (donation) to Imam of Ash-Shaliheen Mosque. It was held in adherence with the guidelines set by Ministry of Health to prevent the spread of COVID-19.