THE holy fasting month of Ramadhan is a month when Muslims are encouraged to perform more religious activities to seek blessings from Allah the Almighty and the rewards are manifold. One of the common religious practices conducted during this month is the Tahlil ceremony.
In ushering Ramadhan and enlivening the holy month, Syarikat Takaful Brunei Darussalam Sdn Bhd (Takaful Brunei) along with its subsidiaries Takaful Brunei Am (TBA) and Takaful Brunei Keluarga (TBK) held a Tahlil and recitation of Surah Yaasiin at the Royal Mausoleum in Jalan Tutong yesterday.
Led by the Minister of Development and Chairman of Takaful Brunei, Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Bahrin bin Abdullah, the ceremony began with the recitation of Surah Yaasiin followed by Tahlil and Doa Arwah in honour of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam’s late parents, Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Muhammad Jamalul Alam and Al-Marhumah Duli Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Damit binti Al-Marhum Pengiran Bendahara Pengiran Anak Abdul Rahman.
Yesterday’s gathering also saw the attendance of members of the Board of Directors, officers and staff of Takaful Brunei, TBA and TBK as well as Chief Syar’ie Judge cum Chairman of the Syariah Advisory Body, Pehin Orang Kaya Paduka Seri Utama Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Salim bin Haji Besar.
Takaful Brunei will also be actively involved in various religious activities such as Tedarus, Khatam Al-Quran ceremony and charity drive for the less fortunate.
|by Lyna Mohamad|