THE Ministry of Finance (MoF) yesterday marked Israk Mikraj with a celebration, seeing Acting Minister of Finance Dato Seri Paduka Dr Awang Haji Mohd Amin Liew bin Abdullah attending as the guest of honour.
Deputy Minister of Finance Dato Paduka Awang Ahmaddin bin Haji Abdul Rahman, permanent secretary, deputy permanent secretaries at the MoF, heads of departments and units, as well as officers under the MoF were also in attendance.
The ceremony began with a mass recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah, followed by a welcoming speech by Acting General Accountant Haji Yusop bin Haji Mahmud.
MUIB expert Da’ie Ustaz Abdul Rahman bin Haji Ajak presented a special talk focussing on the journey of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) during Israk Mikraj, titled ‘The Virtues of Praying in Congregation’.
Hosted by the Treasury Department, the celebration is part of the ministry’s annual religious activities to mark Israk Mikraj and to strengthen relations between officials from different departments under the MoF.
Acting Minister of Finance Dato Seri Paduka Dr Awang Haji Mohd Amin Liew bin Abdullah with other attendees at the event.
Courtesy of Borneo Bulletin, Thursday, April 19, 2018