| Ishan Ibrahim |
THE Brunei Darussalam Scout Association (PPNBD) hoisted the national flag in a ceremony to commemorate Brunei Darussalam’s 31st National Day, held at its Scouts Complex headquarters in Jalan Gadong.
This event was held after the main event of hoisting the large national flag in the nation’s capital had concluded.
A hundred members of the PPNBD that included scout commissioners, scout leaders, assistant scout leaders, cub scouts, junior scouts, venture scouts, rover scouts and students from Politeknik Brunei attended the event.
Present to handover the national flag to members of the PPNBD was the guest of honour, President of the Brunei Darussalam Scout Association, Dato Paduka Hj Idris bin Hj Abas.
The raising of the national flag was accompanied by the singing of the national anthem.
The event continuaed with the recitation of Doa Kesyukuran by Hj Othman bin Durani, Scout Commissioner, Religious Section.
Held annually as a mark of respect the nation’s National Day, the event is also intended to generate love the nation among the scouts, and instil the spirit of patriotism and allegiance to the nation, and love towards religion and the ruler.