Flag-hoisting kick-starts royal birthday celebration

THE upcoming 73rd birthday celebration 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 officially commenced on Monday with the hoisting of a giant-sized Brunei national flag in Bandar Seri Begawan, near the Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Complex. ­­More details in Tuesday’s Borneo Bulletin.