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Students receive lesson about patriotism

Azlan Othman

The Information Department of the Prime Minister’s Office through the Nationhood Unit, Strategic Communication Division held a briefing on ‘Our Monarch, Appreciating the National Flag and National Anthem of Brunei Darussalam’ at Pehin Datu Seri Maharaja Secondary School in Kampong Mentiri yesterday. Over 190 students from Year 7 attended the briefing, delivered by acting information officer, as Head of the Nationhood Unit, Hajah Noorhijrah binti Haji Idris.

She touched on the procedure on hoisting the national flag to ensure that the flag is in perfect condition, clean, not torn and its colour intact. The history of the national anthem was also highlighted.

The students watched a video on how to hoist the flag and participated in a quiz and received prizes donated by the Information Department.

Also present was the school’s deputy principal Aspalela binti Haji Moksin.

The programme aims to sow love for the monarch, religion, race and country. It is also hoped to strengthen the spirit of solidarity, patriotism and nationalism in students.

Acting information officer Hajah Noorhijrah binti Haji Idris delivers the briefing. PHOTO: INFORMATION DEPT
ABOVE & BELOW: Photos show students attending the briefing. PHOTO: INFORMATION DEPT