His Majesty Consents for the Promotion of His Royal Highness 920 Acting Captain Prince 'Abdul Mateen to Substantive Captain (Udara) in the Royal Brunei Air Force
His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, Minister of Defence and Supreme Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) has consented for the promotion of His Royal Highness 920 Acting Captain Prince 'Abdul Mateen ibni His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah to Substantive Captain (Udara) in the Royal Brunei Air Force. This promotion took effect on 9 May 2017.
By the consent of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan Negara Brunei Darussalam, Minister of Defence and Supreme Commander of Royal Brunei Armed Forces, RBAF, 18 officers were presented with their insignias at a promotion ceremony this morning. The ceremony was held at the Officers' Mess in Bolkiah Garrison.
Announcement on the Moon-Sighting
By the consent of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, Brunei Darussalam will begin fasting tomorrow. The announcement on the moon-sighting was broadcast on Radio and Television Brunei earlier this evening.
Nation Fasts Tomorrow
Terawih Prayer and Witir as well as Tedarus at mosques, suraus and religious halls throughout the country begin tonight after the Fardhu Isya' prayer. In conjunction with the start of ramadhan, twelve cannon shots unleashed at the Taman Haji Sir Muda Omar 'Ali Saifuddien echoed in the capital.
Religious Ceremony in Conjunction with the Sighting the New Month of Ramadhan
Religious ceremony was held in conjunction with the Sighting the New Month of Ramadhan of 1438 Hijrah. Attending the ceremony was Yang Berhormat Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Awang Othman, Minister of Religious Affairs.
'Kontena Park' Launching
The 'Kontena Park' consisting of 5 container units and an alfresco seating area for customers to dine in, organised by Board Members of Darussalam Enterprise, DARe aims to provide an affordable place for 7 startups to validate their products. The vendors located at the 'Kontena Park' are locals providing locally-made food and products which have been operating for one year or less. The 'Kontena Park' was launched this morning at Anggerek Desa Technology Park.
Tahlil and Dao Arwah Sekampung Ceremony
In welcoming the holy month of Ramadhan, various religious ceremonies are being held in the country. Last night, members of the Takmir Committee of the Setia Ali Mosque, Pekan Muara the Mosque's Muslimah Group and the Kampung Consultative Council of the area held a Tahlil and Doa Arwah for the whole village. The ceremony, held at the Setia Ali Mosque, coincided with a presentation of donations to orphans.
10 people comprising single mothers, new converts and the underprivileged in Kampung Mentiri and its surrounding areas, last night received contributions under the 'cube amal kitani' project. The project was organised by the members of the Kampung Mentiri Mosque Takmir Committee with the cooperation of the Kampung Mentiri Consultative Council.
Ramadhan Al-Mubarak is a holy month full of blessings, rewards and forgiveness. Muslims should take the opportunity to enhance their religious deeds in order to receive rewards from Allah Subhannahu Wa Taala. Apart from multiplying religious practices such as performing sunat or commendable prayers, Quran-reading and giving alms, continuous health care must also be maintained while we are fasting. These were among the matters highlighted in the Friday Sermon today.
Setting Of Maximum Prices on Selected Food Items
The Department of Economic Planning and Development (JPKE), Prime Minister's Office with the cooperation of the Department of Agriculture and Agrifood, Ministry of Primary Resources and Tourism have set the maximum prices (ceiling prices) on several selected food items in conjunction with the festive season of 1438 Hijrah / 2017. The setting of maximum prices on the selected food items will begin on 1st of Ramadhan 1438 Hijrah until the 7th of Syawal 1438 Hijrah.