Diamond Jubilee Celebration

The Sultan Hashim Primary School Batu Apoi is the oldest school in Temburong District, named after the 25th Sultan of Brunei Darussalam, Al-Marhum Sultan Hashim Jalilul Alam Aqamaddin. Officially opened on 24 February 1957 by Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, the school celebrated its Diamond Jubilee this morning.

The celebration was officiated by Awang Haji Ismail bin Haji Zainal, the Assistant Director and Head of Administration, the Department of Schools. Various activities were held including exhibitions by several government agencies such as the Ministry of Health, Royal Brunei Police Force, the Prisons Department, and the Fire and Rescue Department. The Diamond Jubilee celebration commemorated the historic event of the school's opening so that its former workers and pupils and the community in general would remember it. Apart from fostering closer relations, the event also intended to give small enterprises and Village Consultative Councils in the district the opportunity to market their products.

Source: Radio Television Brunei

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