Monday, 3 August 2015

Appreciating Brunei Flag Campaign-Raising 2015

Appreciating Brunei Flag Campaign-Raising 2015
The National Flag as the symbol of Strength and Sovereignty was the focus of a Special Talk of Flag-raising Appreciation Program in Conjunction with His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam's 69th Birthday Celebration. The program organised by the Information Department, the Prime Minister's Office, was held simultaneously in the four districts.
In the Brunei Muara District, the program was held at the Sultan Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Mosque in the Capital. Present at the special talk was Dato Paduka Awang Haji Abdul Wahab bin Juned, Acting Minister of Energy at the Prime Minister's Office. The talk was delivered by Doctor Haji Mohammad Hussain bin Pehin Penyurat Haji Ahmad, Deputy Rector of Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali, UNISSA. It touched on the significance of the flag from the Islamic perspective relating to the spirit of patriotism and nationalism.
In the Tutong District, the National Flag-raising Appreciation Program in conjunction with His Majesty's 69th Birthday Celebration was held at the Hassanal Bolkiah Mosque in Tutong Town. Awang Haji Mohamad Rozan bin Dato Paduka Awang Haji Mohamad Yunos, Permanent Secretary for Media and Cabinet at the Prime Minister's Office, was present. The Special Talk on the Flag in Islam in relation to the spirit of patriotism and nationalism was presented by Doctor Haji Hambali bin Haji Jalil, Student Dean of KUPUSB. The function then continued with the reading of Ratib Al-Attas and ended with the Doa seeking Protection for His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam.
Meanwhile, in the Temburong District, the Program took place at the Utama Mohamad Salleh Mosque. Present was Dato Paduka Awang Haji Mohamad Juanda bin Haji Abdul Rashid, Permanent Secretary at the Prime Minister's Office. Also present were Yang Berhormat Awang Haji Sulaiman bin Haji Ahad, a Legislative Council member; Awang Haji Hamid bin Dato Paduka Haji Abdullah, Temburong District Officer and senior government officers. The program included Al Quran reading and a special talk on the Flag from the Islamic perspective delivered by Doctor Haji Noralizam bin Haji Aliakbar from the Seri Begawan Religious Teachers' University College.
Meanwhile, in the Belait District, a similar program was held at the Muhammad Jamalul Alam Mosque. Present was Dato Paduka Awang Haji Jamain Bin Julaihi, Permanent Secretary for Downstream and Energy at the Prime Minister's Office. Also present were Yang Berhormat Awang Haji Mohamad Yussof bin Haji Dulamin, a member of the Legislative Council, and Awang Haji Harris bin Othman, Belait District Officer. Nearly 400 people comprising government officers, uniformed officers, Penghulus, village chiefs, school principals and representatives of private companies attended the function. The program was highlighted with a special talk presented by a lecturer from Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Awang Haji Firdaus bin Orang Kaya Haji Nordin, followed by the reading of Ratib al-attas. The Flag-raising Appreciation Program in conjunction with His Majesty's 69th Birthday Anniversary aims to raise awareness among citizens and residents of the country on the role and responsibility of flying the national flag during His Majesty's Birthday celebration.
http://www.rtbnews.rtb.gov.bn/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=29365:appreciating-flag-raising&catid=34:local&Itemid=66

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