Major Islamic celebrations and religious events are held not only at the ministerial and department levels as well as at mosques and religious hall levels, but also at the national level. To ensure that each event will run smoothly, this afternoon a meeting was held by the Executive Committee of the National Level Major Islamic Events celebrations and Al-Quran Reading Musabaqah for Adults for 1438 Hijrah.
The meeting was chaired by Yang Berhormat Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Awang Othman, Minister of Religious Affairs. The meeting discussed among other things, the working paper on the national level celebrations of Major Islamic events to be held throughout the year 1438 hijrah as well as the proposed theme, date and venture for the events such as Hijrah New Year 1438, Maulud celebration in commemoration the birthday of Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu 'Alaihi Wassalam, Women Special Assembly in conjunction with Maulud, the Final of the National Al-Quran Reading Musabaqah for Adults, Isra' and Mi'raj celebration and Nuzul Al-Quran ceremonies. Also attending the meeting was Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Lela Cheteria Sahibun Najabah Pengiran Anak Haji Abdul Aziz bin Pengiran Jaya Negara Pengiran Haji Abu Bakar, Yang Dipertua of Adat Istiadat Negara.
Source: Radio Television Brunei