| Syazwani Hj Rosli |
A CEREMONY was yesterday held to witness the handing over of the Brunei Darussalam Regatta Championship Trophies 2015. The handover took place shortly after the third meeting of the Executive Committee of the Regatta Brunei Darussalam 2015.
Present to witness the handing over of trophies were Minister of Industry and Primary Resources Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Utama Dato Seri Setia Awg Hj Yahya bin Begawan Mudim Dato Paduka Hj Bakar; Minister of Home Affairs Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Hj Awg Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Hj Awg Othman and Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports Pehin Orang Kaya Pekerma Laila Diraja Dato Seri Setia Awg Hj Hazair bin Hj Abdullah – in their capacity as co-advisors to the Executive Committee for Regatta Brunei Darussalam 2015.
Hj Abdul Kadir bin Hj Bayan, a representative from Team Putera Kuala Lawas which won the Championship Title for the 30 rowers Marathon Traditional Boat Race last year, handed over His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam Cup to Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Hj Awg Halbi bin Hj Mohd Yussof, the Deputy Minister of Home Affairs cum Co-Chairman of the Executive Committee for Regatta Brunei Darussalam 2015.
The deputy minister also received the Duli Yang Teramat Mulia Paduka Seri Pengiran Muda Mahkota Challenge Trophy from Awg Zailan bin Zaini, the winner of the 6 Lap SST-60 Speed Boat Race.
Also in attendance was Deputy Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports Datin Paduka Hjh Adina binti Othman in her capacity as Co-Chairperson of the Executive Committee for Regatta Brunei Darussalam 2015.