The 36th National Day celebration must continue to be upheld and be based on the core Bruneian values that adhere to the Malay Islamic Monarchy concept, the MIB. According to the Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports the celebration should be celebrated by every level of society to reflect the excellence and happiness of the race and country besides upholding the MIB as a lasting national identity. Yang Berhormat Retired Major General Dato Paduka Seri Haji Aminuddin Ihsan bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin who is the Chairman of the 36th National Day Celebration (2020) Executive Committee spoke at the first meeting of the committee yesterday morning. It was held at the Ministry's Dewan DiGadong in the capital.
Touching on the celebration's theme, the Minister explained "Menjayakan Wawasan Negara" will continue to be used seeing the period between 2020 and 2035 is exactly 15 years, making it relevant as the injector of the spirit and commitment of all parties to work together in unity and cooperation in implementing the country's big agenda. The Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports emphasised that the theme's objective is for the country's citizens and residents to internalise the significance of the theme and to play an active role in national development in order to accomplish Wawasan Brunei 2035.
The meeting also is discussed the 36th National Day Logo Designing Competition which will be open to the public as a way to express their pride for the nation. Among those present were Datin Seri Paduka Dr. Hajah Romaizah binti Haji Mohd. Salleh, Acting Minister of Education, Yang Berhormat Pehin Jawatan Dalam Seri Maharaja Dato Seri Utama Dr. Haji Awang Mohd. Jamil Al-Sufri bin Begawan Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Seri Paduka Haji Awang Umar, Principal of the Brunei History Centre and Pengiran Dato Seri Paduka Haji Bahrom bin Pengiran Haji Bahar, Deputy Minister of Religious Affairs.
Source: Radio Television Brunei