The true spirit of independence should be nurtured and protected in the best possible way. This can be achieved by being self-reliant, cooperative, united and harmonious. This was said by Doctor Dayang Nor Imtihan binti Haji Abd Razak, the Acting Permanent Secretary (Administration and Finance) at the Ministry of Development during the Semarak Hari Kebangsaan 2018 ceremony organised by the Village Consultative Council of Panchor Mengkubau National Housing Scheme. The event took place at Taman Riadah Bukit Mengkubau in Jalan Tanjong Selasih in the national housing area yesterday morning.
The event was followed by the hoisting of the National flag, accompanied by the National anthem. It continued with the cutting of the Brunei traditional kuih or cake the 'Kipang' which was adorned with the number 34. The kipang is one of the products made by the Panchor Mengkubau National Housing Village Consultative Council Women's Bureau. National Service Programme, PKBN trainees also participated in the ceremony which symbolised the identity of the youths in accomplishing the Wawasan Negara in line with the National Day's theme this year.
Source: Radio Television Brunei