| Abdul Hakiim Yakof |
THE Ministry of Defence yesterday held a certificate presentation ceremony for civilian staff who have completed their services, at the Wira Seni Concert Hall of the Royal Brunei Air Force’s band building.
The ceremony began with a mass recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah, followed by a speech from Acting Director of Administration and Manpower at the Ministry of Defence, Awang Nor Aidil bin Haji Abu Bakar, in his capacity as the event chairperson.
The presentation of Service Certificates by Deputy Minister at the Ministry of Defence, Dato Paduka Awang Haji Mustappa bin Haji Sirat.
Among the audience were 14 civilian retirees. The ceremony continued with the presentation of certificates and souvenirs to four recipients from Divisions II, III, IV and V, as part of Ministry of Defence Employee Awards.
The ceremony also featured a religious talk conducted by Dr Haji Adanan bin Haji Besar from the Seri Begawan Religious Teachers University College (KUPU SB).
Also present were the Defence Executives Committee, service commanders and commandants, and staff from the Ministry of Defence.
The aim of the ceremony was to show appreciation to the contributions made by retirees.