Bandar Seri Begawan - The Ministry of Religious Affairs announced that the birthday anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) for year 1434 Hijrah will be held simultaneously in all the four districts. And the national level celebration will include mass gatherings and processions at the Taman Haji Sir Muda Omar 'Ali Saifuddien in the capital to be held on January 24, 2013 starting at 7am.
The theme of the celebration is "Rasulullah Teladan Sepanjang Zaman". The executive committee member of the celebration has invited Muslims in the country to participate in the event. This year's mass gathering, procession and parade will be contested and divided into five categories.
Category (1) is open for Primary Religious, Preparatory Arab and Private Schools; Category (2) is open for Secondary Schools, Arabic, Higher Learning Institution, Colleges and Private Institutions; Category (3) is open for Ministries and Government Departments; Category (4) is open for Mukim, villages, Mukim Consultative Councils, Village Consultative Councils and Mosque Takmir committees; and Category (5) is open for Associations and Private Sector.
Entry forms are available beginning November 24, 2012 at the 2nd Floor, Ministry of Religious Affairs, Jalan Dewan Majlis, Berakas or through website http://www.religious-affairs.gov.bn/
Entry forms' must be submitted to the Secretariat of Maulud Nabi Muhammad Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam, Ministry of Religious Affairs. Closing date for registration is Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 4pm. For further information, contact the Islamic Eminence Development Section, 2nd Floor Ministry of Religious Affairs, Jalan Dewan Majlis, Berakas. 2382525 or Fax: 2382351.--Courtesy of Borneo Bulletin