46 officers and staff of the Ministry of Religious Affairs and the departments under it will leave for the Holy Land to perform this year's haj. The Doa Selamat ceremony for them was held yesterday afternoon at the Ministry of Religious Affairs.
In attendance was Yang Berhormat Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Awang Othman, the Minister of Religious Affairs. The ceremony aimed to seek the blessings of Allah the Almighty for the protection and safety of all Brunei Darussalam intending haj pilgrims specifically the intending haj pilgrims of the Ministry of Religious Affairs. Also present was Pengiran Dato Seri Paduka Haji Bahrom bin Pengiran Haji Bahar, the Deputy Minister of Religious Affairs.