135 students attend patriotic briefing

James Kon

Some 135 Year 7 students of Sayyidina Umar Al-Khattab Secondary School gained in-depth knowledge about the history of the national flag and national anthem in a Nationhood Briefing Programme on ‘Our Sovereign, Appreciating the National Flag and National Anthem of Brunei Darussalam’.

Sayyidina Umar Al-Khattab Secondary School principal Sinasuria binti Haji Ibrahim and teachers were present at the briefing.

The programme organised by the Information Department through its Nationhood Unit, Strategic Communication Division was aimed at strengthening the spirit of solidarity and patriotism.

Information officer Zurairah binti Haji Lisa delivered the briefing.

The students watched video clips of Kibarkanlah Dengan Megah Bendera Negara, Semarak Pengibaran Bendera Negara and an animation of the etiquette on how to hoist the national flag properly.

To enliven the atmosphere, the students participated in a quiz. The briefing concluded with a prize presentation to the students who successfully answered the quiz.

Information Officer Zurairah binti Haji Lisa speaks during the programme. PHOTO: JAMES KON