Hoisting the National Flag symbolises the unity of the country's citizens and residents in upholding the independence of the people, country and religion. The Distribution of Miniature Table Flags and Semarak Pengibaran Bendera Program in conjunction with the 34th National Day celebration was held this afternoon in the Belait District.
45 Years 4, 5 and 6 students of the Paduka Seri Begawan Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Religious School in Kuala Belait received the miniature flags which were presented by Retired Captain Dato Paduka Awang Abdul Rahman bin Begawan Mudim Dato Paduka Haji Bakar, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Defence. Among activities lined up were the singing of the national anthem "Allah Peliharakan Sultan", a video clip of the Semarak Pengibaran Bendera program and a Choir performance by the winner of the Inter-Mukim Patriotic Songs Choir competition. Present were Yang Berhormat Awang Hanapi bin Mohd Siput and Yang Berhormat Awang Haji Abdul Hamid bin Haji Mumin, Members of the Legislative Council, and Awang Abdul Azis bin Haji Ahad, the Acting Belait District Officer.
Source: Radio Television Brunei