Villagers organise joint flag-hoisting ceremony

|     Danial Norjidi     |

THE Village Consultative Councils of Kampong Datu Gandi and Kampong Pelambayan jointly organised a flag-hoisting ceremony yesterday in conjunction with the 35th National Day.

The ceremony took place at the residence of Kampong Pelambayan Village Head Haji Hanipah bin Begawan Pehin Udana Khatib Haji Junit in Mukim Kota Batu.

Advisor to the Kampong Dato Gandi Village Consultative Council Pehin Orang Kaya Maharaja Kerna Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Yaakub bin Pehin Orang Kaya Maharaja Diraja Dato Paduka Awang Haji Zainal was the guest of honour.

Legislative Council member and Penghulu of Mukim Kota Batu Yang Berhormat Naim bin Haji Kamis was also present.

The proceedings began with a recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah led by Kampong Pelambayan Village Consultative Council member Mohammad Hasan Basri bin Haji Hanipah.

The ceremony continued with the presentation of the national flag by the Village Head of Kampong Pelambayan to the guest of honour, who presented the flag to youth from the Kampong Pelambayan Village Consultative Council.

The youths hoisted the flag while the attendees sang the national anthem Allah Peliharakan Sultan. The event concluded with a Doa Selamat.

The flag-hoisting ceremony in progress. – DANIAL NORJIDI