Children of RBAF members feted

An award ceremony was held for the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) children who have attained excellent academic results for the year 2019 at the Auditorium of Defence Academy RBAF (DA RBAF) yesterday in conjunction with the RBAF 59th Anniversary.

Commander of the RBAF Major General (U) Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Hamzah bin Haji Sahat was present as the guest of honour. Service commanders, directors, parents, and guardians of the award recipients were also present.

A total of 146 children of RBAF officers and personnel received excellence and appreciation awards in the form of certificates, monetary and gifts.

The awards were contributions from the RBAF Welfare Fund and sponsors, namely Perbadanan Tabung Amanah Islam Brunei (TAIB), Takaful Brunei, Royal Brunei Technical Services (RBTS), Cooperative Limited Company of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (KOWIRA), Awang Mohd Johari Enterprise (AMJ) and Saahtain Asia Sdn Bhd.

The annual event aims to honour the outstanding achievers, specifically the children of RBAF personnel. It also serves as an encouragement for the children to compete and excel during their examinations.

ABOVE AND BELOW: Commander of the RBAF Major General (U) Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Hamzah bin Haji Sahat presenting awards; and service members and their children at an award ceremony. PHOTOS: MINDEF