The joy of Syawal continues with Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebrations organised by a number of parties in the country. 180 Information Department officers and staff who are still in service and those who have retired attended the department's 'Majlis Silaturahim Hari Raya Aidilfitri'. The function was held yesterday morning at Harini Restaurant, Hassanal Bolkiah National Stadium in Berakas.
Among those present were Yang Berhormat Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Awang Othman, Minister of Religious Affairs and Yang Dimuliakan Pehin Orang Kaya Pekerma Laila Diraja Dato Seri Setia Haji Awang Hazair bin Haji Abdullah, as the function's co-advisor.
At the function, 5 Information Department employees who retired this year received tokens of appreciation. Also present were Awang Mawardi bin Haji Mohammad, Acting Director of Information and former Directors of Information.
Source: Radio Television Brunei