110 RBAF officers promoted to new ranks

|     Aziz Idris     |

BY THE consent of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, 110 Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) officers received their insignias in a promotion ceremony at the Officers’ Mess, Berakas Garrison yesterday.

Commander of the RBAF Major General Pengiran Dato Paduka Seri Aminan bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud awarded the new insignias.

The newly promoted officers included three senior officers promoted to the rank of Substantive Colonel – 406 Lieutenant Colonel Mohammad Shafiee bin Duraman, 439 Lieutenant Colonel (U) Haji Haszahaidi bin Haji Ahmad Daud and 435 Lieutenant Colonel (U) Pengiran Haji Mohammed Hasreen bin Pengiran Haji Ali Hassan.

Twenty nine officers were also promoted to Substantive Lieutenant Colonel / Commander (RBN); 15 officers to Acting Lieutenant Colonel / Commander (RBN); 24 officers to Substantive Major / Lieutenant Commander (RBN); 10 officers to Acting Major / Lieutenant Commander (RBN); 22 officers to Substantive Captain / Lieutenant (RBN) and seven officers to Acting Captain / Lieutenant (RBN).

Acting Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Defence, service commanders, commandants, directors, senior officers and officers of Ministry of Defence and RBAF as well as family members of the promoted officers were also present.

By the consent of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, 110 Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) officers received their insignias in a promotion ceremony at the Officers’ Mess, Berakas Garrison yesterday. Photo shows Commander of the RBAF Major General Pengiran Dato Paduka Seri Aminan bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud presenting the new insignia to an officer
ABOVE & BELOW: The newly promoted Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) officers during the ceremony; and Commander of the RBAF Major General Pengiran Dato Paduka Seri Aminan bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud presents a new insignia to an officer. – PHOTOS: MINISTRY OF DEFENCE

ABOVE & BELOW: The newly promoted RBAF officers with their family members