Belait’s Youth and Sports Department holds Hari Raya open house

|    Daniel Lim    |

THE Belait District branch of the Youth and Sports Department held a Hari Raya open house at the Mumong Sports Complex yesterday.

The event saw officers and staff from the department welcoming guests comprising representatives, officers and staff from different government agencies in the Belait District.

The guest of honour was Acting Director of Youth and Sports at the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports (MCYS) Mariam binti Ulat. She was welcomed by Head of the Youth and Sports Department in the Belait District Gaung Jamit.

The event started with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah followed by a series of singing performances by the staff of the Youth and Sports Department, Belait District branch.

In addition to celebrating the Hari Raya festivities, the event also celebrated Assistant Superintendent of the swimming pool of Mumong Sports Complex Roslan bin Haji Baha who is retiring after close to 30 years of service at the complex.

The guest of honour handed over gifts to Roslan as gratitude for his hard work.

In a brief speech, he recalled fond memories. Following the speech, all attendees enjoyed dishes specially prepared by the staff at the department.

Guest of honour Acting Director of Youth and Sports at the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports Mariam binti Ulat hands over a gift to Assistant Superintendent of the swimming pool of Mumong Sports Complex Roslan bin Haji Baha
ABOVE & BELOW: A singing performance by the staff of Belait District branch of the Youth and Sports Department, and guests at the buffet line. – PHOTOS: DANIEL LIM