A flag handover ceremony for Royal Brunei Armed Forces, RBAF, personnel who will join the Malaysian Battalion, MALBATT 850-8, peacekeeping mission to the United Nations Interim Forces in Lebanon, UNIFIL, was held this morning. It took place at the Multi-Purpose Hall of Bolkiah Garrison.
The national flag was handed by Major General Udara Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Hamzah bin Haji Sahat, Commander of RBAF to Major Zulazri bin Gapor, Head of Brunei Darussalam’s Contingent. The contingent of 30 RBAF personnel will leave the country yesterday. RBAF has served UNIFIL since 2008 and since then, has sent 34 Officers and 278 RBAF personnel. Brunei Darussalam will continue to support United Nation’s initiatives in maintaining peace and stability in Lebanon in support of the UN Resolution 1701, 2006.
Source: Radio Television Brunei