Belait gears up for final royal get-together

Daniel Lim

The Belait District conducted a full dress rehearsal for 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’s 75th birthday celebration at the Municipal Fields of Kuala Belait yesterday.

Minister of Home Affairs Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Kerna Dato Seri Setia (Dr) Haji Awang Abu Bakar bin Haji Apong, who is also the Chairman of the National Executive Committee for His Majesty’s 75th birthday celebration, witnessed the rehearsal.

Legislative Council members in Belait District Yang Berhormat Haji Abdul Hamid bin Haji Mumin and Yang Berhormat Hanapi bin Mohd Siput; permanent secretaries, deputy permanent secretaries at the Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA), Belait District Officer Ramlee bin Haji Jamudin, officers from the MoHA, Belait District Office, and committee members of the executive committee for His Majesty’s 75th birthday celebration for the Belait District were also present.

This year’s performance in Belait District is themed Raja Mahkota Negara, comprising over 450 participating students from government, private and secondary schools across
the district.

The get-together held for the Belait District will be held on August 3 and marks the conclusion of nationwide get-together to celebrate the royal birthday.

Only invited guests will be allowed into the venue.

Minister of Home Affairs Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Kerna Dato Seri Setia (Dr) Haji Awang Abu Bakar bin Haji Apong at the rehearsal. PHOTOS: DANIEL LIM
Participants rehearse a performance