His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah ibni His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister's Office yesterday morning graced the Doa Kesyukuran Ceremony in conjunction with the 58th Anniversary of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces, RBAF. The ceremony took place at Surau Ad-Difa', Ministry of Defence at Bolkiah Garrison.
Upon arriving, His Royal Highness the Crown Prince was greeted by Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Retired Major General Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof, Second Minister of Defence; and Major General Pengiran Dato Paduka Seri Aminan bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud, Commander of the RBAF.
The function began with a reading of Al-Quran verses from Surah As-Saff verse 10 to 14 by Lieutenant Muhammad Hidayatullah Sunazul Fikar bin Suip, Second Battalion, Royal Brunei Land Force.
The reading of surah Yasin and Tahlil was led by Awang Syuaib @ Suhif bin Haji Abdullah, the Imam of Surau Ad-Difa', Ministry of Defence.
Meanwhile, the Special Doa in conjunction with the 58th Anniversary of the RBAF was read by Commander Haji Ainolnizam bin Haji Ibrahim, Head of the RBAF Religious Department.
His Royal Highness the Crown Prince then received junjung ziarah from the congregants. Among those present was Yang Berhormat Retired Major General Dato Paduka Seri Haji Aminuddin Ihsan bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin, Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports.
Before leaving, His Royal Highness the Crown Prince signed a commemorative parchment. This year's RBAF Anniversary celebration carries the theme 'Bersama Menjayakan Wawasan Negara' or Together Making A Success of Wawasan Negara. The culmination of the event will be held on the 30th of June at Bolkiah Garrison.
Source: Radio Television Brunei