| Aziz Idris |
THE Information Department at the Prime Minister’s Office, through its Nationhood Unit, Nationhood and Community Division gave a briefing on ‘Our King, Appreciating Our National Flag and Anthem’ at Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha Secondary School (SMRIPAS) in Kampong Birau, Tutong recently.
A hundred and seven students from Year 7 were in attendance.
Head of Information Department Tutong Branch Hasanul Hidayat bin Haji Abu Bakar explained to the students the procedures of hoisting the national flag. He gave a detailed history behind the Brunei national anthem Allah Peliharakan Sultan.
The students watched several video clips titled Kibarkanlah Dengan Megah Bendera Negara, Semarak Pengibaran Bendera Negara, Tatacara Menaikkan Bendera Negara and introduction to the Information Department’s mobile app, InfoDeptBN.
Students also participated in a nationhood quiz. Prizes were presented to the winners.
The programme was one of the many efforts by the Information Department to instil and enhance loyalty to the ruler, religion, race and country as well as to strengthen the spirit of solidarity, patriotism and nationhood among the students.