Prayers mark Crown Prince's 35th birthday
By Malek Hashim

In commemorating the 35th birthday of His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister's Office, Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah (YSHHB), which is the secretariat of the Pengiran Muda Mahkota Al-Muhtadee Billah Orphanage Fund (DANA), held Doa Kesyukuran and mass prayers yesterday at the multi-purpose hall of the YSHHB Complex.

The ceremony started with the mass Maghrib prayers led by Ustaz Haji Mohd Sujairi bin Haji Dollah Al-Hafiz, an officer from Institut Tahfiz Al-Quran Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah.

The proceedings continued with the mass recital of the Yassin, followed by the recital of Doa Kesyukuran. The congregation also held mass Isyak prayers.

The congregation consisted of YSHHB board of directors and management, members of DANA board of trustees, special guests that include the permanent contributors of DANA, officers and staff of YSHHB as well as teachers from the YSHHB School. - Borneo Bulletin (18th Feb 2009)