His Majesty's visit to Temburong District will surely become a sweet memory for house key recipients as they had the opportunity to meet the beloved Monarch. Before visiting several residences of house key recipients, His Majesty visited the Ujung Jalan Control and Inspection Complex, the Temada Police Control Post, the Kampung Semabat Long House and Penghulu of Mukim Bokok's residence.
His Majesty toured the Ujung Jalan Control and Inspection Complex that is located in Kampung Ujung Jalan, where several government agencies are located. The complex has been operational since the 24th of April 2012, and plays a role in managing and controlling people's entry and exit to and from the country. According to figures, over 2 point 2 million people enters and exits the country through the Ujung Jalan Control and Inspection Complex.
Religious education in the country continues to receive attention from His Majesty, and this was reflected when the Monarch visited the Bokok Religious School. This unscheduled visit was indeed a sweet surprise for the school's students and staff.
Mukim and Kampung Consultative institutions as well as the leadership of Penghulu and Village Chiefs also came under the scrutiny of His Majesty. His Majesty made a visit to the residence of Yang Berhormat Awang Haji Emran bin Haji Sabtu, Member of the Legislative Council who is also the Penghulu of Mukim Bokok and Acting Penghulu of Mukim Amo in Kampung Meniup, Jalan Pendaruan Temada.
With a population of over 3 thousand 500 people, Mukim Bokok has an areas of 14 thousand 616 hectares. Mukim Bokok has the only National Housing Scheme area in Temburong District that is located at Kampung Rataie.
From Mukim Bokok, the Monarch took a closer look at the Temada Police Control Post. Apart from safeguarding Kampung Temada, a village bordering Limbang, Sarawak, the control post also provides assistance to those in need.
The Kampung Semabat Long House was also included in his Majesty's itinerary. Upon arrival, His Majesty was welcomed by Ambol Anak Bakit, Village Chief of Kampung Lepong Baru. Located 26 kilometres from Bangar Town, the Kampung Semabat Long House is a modern long house that has 17 doors and houses 54 people. Built in 1983, the long house often receive visitors and tourists.
Happiness clearly reflected among the house key recipients when His Majesty visited 12 residences under the Rataie National Housing Scheme. This long-awaited historic moment will surely become an oral tradition for the recipients. Such closeness becomes the core of the people's loyalty in upholding and protecting the Monarch's sovereignty. The strong love between the people and the Monarch becomes the backbone for the country's peace, stability and harmony that symbolises solidarity and close cooperation.
This residential area has a concept of comprehensive housing development, complete with open spaces for public facilities in the future. With over 600 units of houses including over 350 terrace houses, it will not only increase the population number, it will also further enliven and beautify the mukim.
Under the leadership of His Majesty, citizens and residents continues to enjoy various facilities including housing provision. This portrays the Monarch's care towards the citizens and residents, and at the same time, proved the country's commitment in upholding His Majesty's aspiration, specifically providing sustainable and affordable housing. This is in line with one of the National Housing Scheme's objective to further improve the people's quality of life.
Source: Radio Television Brunei