Prayers mark 50th anniversary of Brunei capital renaming

In conjunction with the 50th anniversary celebration of the changing name of Bandar Brunei to Bandar Seri Begawan, a recitation of Surah Yaasiin and Tahlil for the late parents of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Muhammad Jamalul Alam and Al-Marhumah Duli Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Damit binti Al-Marhum Pengiran Bendahara Pengiran Anak Abdul Rahman was held at the Royal Mausoleum yesterday.

The ceremony is of national significance in remembering the services of a king and Ulul Amri who was also known as the Arkitek Brunei Moden (Modern Brunei Architect).

More details on Friday’s Borneo Bulletin