THE blessed month of Ramadhan is indeed a time for giving as the Pakistan High Commission arranged an iftar dinner as means to honour the working community in the sultanate yesterday.

Held at Riadah Hall of the Youth Centre in the capital, the event was attended by more than 200 guests comprising migrant workers from Pakistan, Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand as well as Bruneian Muslims.

The event was aimed at reminding Muslims to lend a hand to their fellow brothers and sisters who are in need.

This was mentioned by Acting Pakistani High Commissioner to Brunei Ahmed Ali Sirohey in his welcoming remark that highlighted the importance of taking care of people, especially the ones who are living less.

“We look after those who are facing challenges, sick or needy,” he added.

He also stressed the manifold rewards given in the afterlife to those who care for the sake of Allah SWT.

Furthermore, Ahmed emphasised the betterment of one’s spirituality is a good exercise to get close with the Almighty. “It makes us muttaqi, which means being obedient to Allah SWT,” he said.

Also joining the occasion was the guest of honour, Acting Director of Immigration and National Registration under the Ministry of Home Affairs Azmi Hj Hafneh.

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