Politeknik Brunei held a religious ceremony to mark the 1442 Hijrah New Year at its main campus in Jalan Ong Sum Ping.
Acting Director Alias bin Haji Abu Bakar was the guest of honour. Department and school heads, lecturers as well as officers and staff of the institution were also present.
A recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah started the ceremony.
It was followed by a talk on ‘Taqarrub Ilallah’ by lecturer at the Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah Institute of Education, Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) Pengiran Dr Hajah Nur Ashikin binti Pengiran Haji Petra.
The talk touched on reponsibilities, interactions with other people and the need to embrace Allah the Almighty.