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Ma'al Hijrah 1437H

Wednesday, 21 October 2015- The Ministry of Finance (MoF) held a New Islamic Year, 1437 Hijrah ceremony, which took place at its Theatre Hall at Commonwealth Drive, Jalan Kebangsaan.

In attendance was Yang Mulia Awang Haji Nazmi bin Haji Mohamad, the Permanent Secretary (Management and International) at the MoF as the representative of the Guest of Honor, Minister of Finance II at the Prime Minister’s Office, Pehin Orang Kaya Laila Setia Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Abdul Rahman bin Haji Ibrahim. Also present were Yang Mulia Awang Eddie bin Dato Paduka Haji Sunny, the Permanent Secretary (Performance), Deputy Permanent Secretaries, Head of Departments and Divisions, officers and staff.

The function commenced with a recitation of 'Surah Al-Fatihah and Ayat-Ayat Suci Quran', followed by a welcoming remark by the event chairman Yang Mulia Awang Maswadi bin Haji Mohsin, who is the Acting Controller of Royal Customs and Excise Department.

The highlight of the event was a lecture by Ustaz Muhd Yussof bin Haji Abdul Majid, an invited speaker from Ministry of Religious Affairs who talked about the importance of being and staying focus in achieving high productivity at work. The ceremony, which is conducted annually was organised by the Royal Customs and Excise Department.