A CEREMONY to mark the opening of Naubat, which was closed following the demise of Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Anak Datin Seri Setia Hajah Siti Saerah binti Al-Marhum Sultan Ahmad Tajuddin on Nov 4, 2013, was held at the Lapau yesterday, RTB reported.
The ceremony was performed in front of the Head of Adat Istiadat Negara, YAM Pengiran Lela Cheteria Sahibun Najabah Pengiran Anak Haji Abdul Aziz bin Pengiran Jaya Negara Pengiran Haji Abu Bakar.
A Tahlil recitation was led by Pehin Orang Kaya Paduka Seri Utama Dato Paduka Seri Setia Haji Awang Salim bin Haji Awang Besar, while a Doa Selamat was read by Pehin Siraja Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Yahya bin Haji Ibrahim.
The ceremony continued with a mass Maghrib prayer led by Pehin Orang Kaya Paduka Seri Utama Dato Paduka Seri Setia Haji Awang Salim. Among those present were Pengiran-Pengiran Cheterias, Cabinet Ministers, members of the State Legislative Council, deputy ministers, Pengiran-Pengiran Peranakan, Pehin-Pehin and invited guests. – INFOFOTO
- Borneo Bulletin
(25 November 2013)