Strengthening patriotism among students

James Kon

Over 140 Chung Hwa Middle School Bandar Seri Begawan (BSB) students attended the nationhood briefing programme, organised by the Information Department at the Prime Minister’s Office, at the school yesterday.

The programme aimed to instil national values and strengthen loyalty towards the monarch, religion and the nation, as well as encourage patriotism, solidarity and nationalism among students. Information Officer Mohammad Hisyam bin Idris conducted the briefing on ‘Our Monarch, Appreciating the National Flag and National Anthem of Brunei Darussalam’ for the Year 7 students.

Topics included the history of Brunei’s monarch, the appropriate manner to hoist the national flag and the history of the national anthem.

The students watched a video clip on flag waving and an animation on national flag hoisting.