Presentation of Rank Insignia

His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, Minister of Defence and Supreme Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces, RBAF, yesterday afternoon consented to present the rank insignia of Major General to the new Commander of RBAF. The ceremony was held at Istana Nurul Iman. The ceremony commenced with the reading of Surah Al-Fatihah.

His Majesty then presented the rank insignia of Major General to the new RBAF Commander, Brigadier General Pengiran Dato Seri Pahlawan Aminan bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud and announced his appointment as the 10th Commander of RBAF. Major General Pengiran Dato Seri Pahlawan Aminan was the 9th Commander of the Royal Brunei Land Forces from the 1st of December 2014 until the 31st of January 2018. He also held various post including as the Aide-De-Camp to His Majesty the Sultan Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam from 2007 until 2009.

Doa selamat was read by the Head of Religious Department of RBAF, JAMA'AT, Commander Haji Ainolnizam bin Haji Ibrahim form the Royal Brunei Navy. Among those present were Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Retired Major General Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof, Second Minister of Defence and Yang Dimuliakan Pehin Datu Pekerma Jaya Major General Dato Paduka Seri Mohd Tawih bin Abdullah, the former Commander of RBAF.

His Majesty the received in audience the new Commander of RBAF and the former Commander of RBAF.

Source: Radio Television Brunei

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