| Abdul Hakiim Yakof |
IN CONJUNCTION with the National Day celebration, a flag hoisting ceremony for Brunei-Muara District’s Zone 4 was held yesterday at the residence of YB Awang Haji Jumat bin Akim, Village Head of Kampong Putat and State Legislative Council member in his capacity as the event chairperson.
The event was organised by the Mukim Consultative Council (MPM) of Mukim Lumapas and coordinated by the Village Consultative Council (MPK) of Kampong Putat. Present as the guest of honour was Dato Paduka Awang Haji Jemat bin Haji Ampal, Adviser of MPM of Mukim Lumapas.
YB Awang Haji Jumat said that Zone 4 comprises four Mukims – Mukim Lumapas, Mukim Pengkalan Batu, Mukim Kilanas, and Mukim Sengkurong.
The Mukims alternate in hoisting the flag raising for both the National Day celebration and His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam’s birthday celebration every year.
The event began with a recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah and Doa Selamat, followed by a poem presentation and a speech by the event chairperson. The event concluded with a presentation of a token of appreciation to the guest of honour.
Also present were Penghulu Haji Bakar bin Mansor, Penghulu Haji Abdullah bin Haji Halus, Penghulu of Mukim Lumapas; Penghulu Haji Tahir bin Haji Tarip, Penghulu of Mukim Pangkalan Batu; Awang Haji Mohamad Rais bin Haji Ishak, Acting Penghulu of Mukim Sengkurong; Village heads of Kampongs in Zone 4; and MPM and MPK members of Zone 4.