Preparations for the ceremony to welcome His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam to the Get-together and Junjung Ziarah with residents of the Tutong District are being actively carried out. Yesterday, a full rehearsal of the event was held at the Tutong District Civic Centre Complex Padang.
Present to watch the rehearsal was Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Kerna Dato Seri Setia (Dr.) Haji Awang Abu Bakar bin Haji Apong, Minister of Home Affairs, as the Chairman of His Majesty's 71st Birthday Anniversary celebration National Committee.The special performances feature progressive youth with vision and excellent teamwork spirit.
According to Awang Shamsul Bahrin bin Haji Mohammad Hussain, the Tutong District Officer, the theme of these colourful Performances "Raja Bijaksana, Negara Makmur, Rakyat Sejahtera" or "A Wise Leader, A Prosperous Nation and Harmonious Citizens." He said 471 participants comprising primary and secondary school students. Ethnic groups and communities, Mukim and Kampung Consultative Council members, youth and Volunteers in the Tutong District are involved in the special performances. He hoped that they would work together for the success of the event.
Also present were Awang Abdul Mutalib bin Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Setia Dato Paduka Haji Mohammad Yusof, the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Deputy Permanent Secretaries at the Ministry.
Source: Radio Television Brunei