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TANAH JAMBU, Defence Academy, Sunday 31 August 2019- To signify and welcome a new year on the Islamic calendar, mosque and surau across the nation held a mass prayers to enliven the eve of the Islamic new year. Surau Asy-Syuhada of the Defence Academy RBAF (DA RBAF) also held its mass prayers of Maghrib, Isya', Solat Sunat Hajat and a special prayer inclusive of the recital of Surah Yaasin and Tahlil to mark and warmly welcome the new Islamic year of 1st Muharram 1441 Hijrah.

Present as the Guest of Honour was 724 Major Muhammad Ghazali bin Haji Husin, the acting Chief Instructor of Defence Academy. The attendees were mainly of DA RBAF senior officers, officers, personnel and also Officer Cadets from Intake 18 of OCS. The event began with the arrival of the Guest of Honor which was then followed by the Mass Prayers. The event was then concluded with the Isya Prayer and ended as the attendees shook hands with one another to show gratitudes in welcoming a blissful Maal Hijrah.