Students attend patriotism talk

|     Achong Tanjong     |

THE Nationhood Unit of the Nationhood and Community Division of the Information Department at the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) con-ducted a talk on ‘Appreciating the National Anthem and Flag’ for 225 Year 7 students of Sultan Sharif Ali Secondary School at the school’s Hall in Kampong Salambigar yesterday.

Present were school Principal Mohammad Danny bin Aimi as well as Deputy Principal (Administration) Baharin bin Haji Ibrahim, teachers and students.

Head of Nationhood Unit of the Nationhood and Community Division Hajah Hamsah binti Datu Kerna Haji Jaya delivered the talk.

The students also viewed videos titled Kibarkanlah Dengan Megah Bendera Negara and Semarak Pengibaran Bendera Negara and an animation on hoisting the national flag.

Students won prizes from quizzes. The programme was part of the continuous effort of the Information Department to promote national pride among students and instilling in them a better understanding and appreciation of the national anthem and flag.

It also aimed to instil in them love towards the nation, religion and the monarchy, and to strengthen solidarity, patriotism and nationalism.

Students during the talk. – ACHONG TANJONG