Dikir Maulud Ceremony
In conjunction with the commemoration of the birthday anniversary of Prophet Muhammad Shallalaahu 'Alaihi Wassalam, mosques, suraus and religious halls nationwide continued to resound with the Dikir Maulidur Rasul. The Ministry of Finance and Economy and the departments under it held a Dikir Syarafil Anam ceremony at mosques. The ceremony took place last night at Universiti Brunei Darussalam Mosque.
Dikir Maulidur Rasul Ceremony
In conjunction with the commemoration of the birthday anniversary of Prophet Muhammad Shallalaahu 'Alaihi Wassalam, mosques, suraus and religious halls nationwide continued to resound with the Dikir Maulidur Rasul. The delegation from the Ministry of Home Affairs and the departments under it also held a Dikir Maulidur Rasul ceremony, 22nd October night.
Latest COVID-19 Situation in Brunei Darussalam
Two active COVID-19 cases are still undergoing treatment at the National Isolation Centre, and no new case was reported. In a press release on the current COVID-19 situation in Brunei Darussalam, the Ministry of Health stated that the total number of cases are 148, with 143 recovered.
9th AMCA Meeting and Related Meetings
The culture, arts and creative industry sectors was not spared from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. This has prompted ASEAN to adapt to the situation and adopt new normals, leveraging on technology with strong determination to be more cohesive in its responses. This was highlighted by Yang Berhormat Retired Major General Dato Paduka Seri Haji Aminuddin Ihsan bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin, Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports at the 9th Meeting of the ASEAN Ministers Responsible for Culture and Arts, AMCA and related meetings with dialogue partners held via Video Conference, 22nd October. The meeting was chaired by Her Excellency Dr Phoeurng Sackona, Minister of Culture and Fine Arts of the Kingdom of Cambodia and attended by ASEAN Ministers Responsible for Culture and the Arts and Dialogue Partners, People's Republic of China, Japan and Republic of Korea as well as the Secretary General of ASEAN. The meeting agreed on the importance of continuing ASEAN's efforts in combatting the effects of COVID-19, particularly towards cultural practices, cultural industries and creative industries. The ministers also agreed to continue to work together in the culture and arts sector.
Mass Sunat Hajat Prayer
52 students of the Free Tuition Programme will sit for their Primary School Assessment, PSR this year. Yesterday morning, a mass sunat hajat prayer and Doa Kesyukuran ceremony was held specifically for the students.
'The Market' Showcases Entrepreneurial Skills
Various food and goods were sold at the sales festival named 'The Market' held at the Embassy of the Republic of Turki in Kampung Manggis Satu.
The Character of Rasulullah SAW as a Light and Role Model
The sunnah of Rasulullah Shallallahu 'Alaihi Wassalam covers Akidah, Syariat including guidance towards building up noble behaviour which is a requirement of Islam. In the early days of Islamic propagation, Rasullulah not only purified the souls of the ummah with tauhid but also built up noble behaviour in the ummah. Possessing very noble behaviour and the greatness of the Prophet Muhammad Sallalahu 'Alaihi Wassalam's morals has no equal. Aisyah Radiallah Hu'anha explained that the Prophet's character is Al-Quran. The matter was among the contents of today's Friday Sermon entitled "Akhlak Rasulullah Shallalaahu 'Alaihi Wassalam Sebagai Suluh Dan Suri Teladan" or The Character of Rasulullah Shallalaahu 'Alaihi Wassalam as a Light and Role Model.
MoU Signing between DPPMB and LiveWIRE
Entrepreneurship is still needed in the various business fields and should be viewed as an opportunity by the country's people. It is possible that a lack of interest in the field among the locals has caused them to take the easy way of renting out business licenses to foreign entrepreneurs. Speaking during the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Brunei Malay Chamber of Business and Entrepreneurship, DPPMB and LiveWIRE Sendirian Berhad, Yang Berhormat Awang Haji Abdul Hamid @ Sabli bin Haji Arsad, Member of the Legislative Council in his capacity as President of DPPMB explained that government agencies have taken a number of positive measures to reduce unemployment by providing business opportunities to local entrepreneurs.
From January to the 12th of October 2020, 310 individuals embraced Islam throughout the country, whereby 149 are from Brunei Muara District.
Study Visit on Cancer Causing Factors
In order to increase awareness and acquire knowledge on cancer causing factors, specifically breast cancer, the Group of Wives of Cabinet Ministers, Deputy Ministers, Permanent Secretaries, Deputy Permanent Secretaries and Affiliated Members, yesterday morning, organised a visit to the Pantai Jerudong Specialist Centre, PJSC.