Instilling the spirit of patriotism

Rokiah Mahmud

In efforts to instil loyalty to religion, sovereignty and the country, the Information Department conducted the Nationhood Briefing Programme, which serves to strengthen solidarity, patriotism and nationhood among students in the country.

Organised by the Strategic Communication Section of the Information Department, the programme was held at the Belalong Community Hall, Temburong District yesterday.

One hundred and thirty-six Year 7 students attended.

Assistant Information Officer Hajah Noorhijrah binti Haji Idris delivered a briefing titled ‘Our King, Appreciating National Flag and National Anthem of Brunei Darussalam. Sultan Hassan Secondary School Acting Principal Helmy bin Haji Abdul Rahman also attended.

The briefing saw the discussion of sovereignty, procedures of hoisting the national flag and the history of national anthem Allah Peliharakan Sultan.

Students also took part in quizzes and received prizes.

Assistant Information Officer Hajah Noorhijrah binti Haji Idris delivers a briefing to Year 7 students. PHOTO: BAHYIAH BAKIR