Tutong student awarded MinDef scholarship

|     Fizah HAB     |

HIS Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, has consented to award the Ministry of Defence Scholarship 2019 to a student from Tutong Sixth Form Centre.

Muhammad Syahmi bin Haji Kamaluddin who was granted the Supreme Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) Scholarship, will pursue a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electronic and Information Technology Systems at the United States Military Academy – Westpoint, United States of America.

The 2019 Supreme Commander of the RBAF Scholarship Award and signing ceremony was held at the Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies, Ministry of Defence.

Signing on behalf of the Ministry of Defence and the Royal Brunei Armed Forces was Commander of the RBAF Major General Pengiran Dato Paduka Seri Aminan bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud. Also present to witness the award and signing ceremony was Minister of Defence II Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yusof, who presented the scholarship to Muhammad Syahmi.

Members of the Defence Executive Committee, directors and senior officers of the Ministry of Defence and RBAF, the Selection Process Board members, parents of the scholarship recipient, principals, teachers and MinDef scholars were also present.

Minister of Defence II Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yusof presents the scholarship to Muhammad Syahmi bin Haji Kamaluddin. – FIZAH HAB