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The Ministry of Finance Commemorates Nuzul Al-Quran 1432H / 2011M

Bandar Seri Begawan – The Ministry of Finance together with the Treasury Department held the Nuzul Al-Quran 1432H / 2011M commemorative event for the Ministry and its Departments at the Theatre Hall, Ministry of Finance.

The event was graced by Her Royal Highness Pengiran Anak Puteri Hajah Hafizah Sururul Bolkiah binti Kebawah Duli Yang Maha Mulia Paduka Seri Baginda Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah.

The Guest of Honour was Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Laila Setia Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Abdul Rahman bin Haji Ibrahim, Minister Of Finance II at the Prime Minister’s Office. The event was also attended by the Permanent Secretaries, Deputy Permanent Secretaries, Heads of Departments, Directors,  officers and staff of the Ministry of Finance and its Departments.

The event began with the recital of surah Al-Fatihah by Yang Mulia Awang Nuzli bin Haji Jumat from the Mosque Religious Affairs and was followed by a religious talk titled “Benefits of Reading Al-Quran in commemoration of Nuzul Al-Quran” by Yang Mulia  Ustaz Andaz Dr. Haji Shahroni bin Haji Abdul Kahar from the Islamic Dakwah Centre of the Ministry of Religious Affairs.

Her Royal Highness Pengiran Anak Puteri Hajah Hafizah then consented to present donations to 25 less fortunate recipients, of which the proceeds were collected from donations by the officers and staff of the Ministry and its Departments.

This event was organised by the Ministry of Finance with the purpose to commemorate the grand occassion in Islamic history in which our prophet Nabi Muhammad SAW was graced by Surah Al-‘Alaq (1-5) on the 17th of Ramadhan, the first sentences of the Holy Al-Quran.

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