11 Years of Participation in National Day Celebration

The spirit of independence should be strengthened further not just during assemblies and processions but by glorifying the slogan of 'Independence. The future generation especially the youth are also encouraged to strengthen the spirt of Independence. Yang Berhormat retired Major General Dato Paduka Seri Haji Aminuddin Ihsan bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin, Minister Of Culture, Youth And Sports stressed that the country's people should understand the meaning of 'Independence' so that they change towards a more positive direction. The Minister was speaking at the Launch of the Exhibition On 11 Years Of Participation In Brunei Darussalam's National Day Celebration for Al-Muhtadee Billah Mosque in Kampung Sungai Kebun.

The Minister said he was very excited. He has been to a number of similar places and exhibitions that tell about participation in the National Day celebrations. Yang Berhormat said it is important to preserve and share such stories. The Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports also congratulated Al-Muhtadee Billah Mosque for its efforts and dedication in telling the story and sharing the joy of together glorifying the National Day.

2010 was the first year of the mosque's participation. It was also the first mosque to take part in the National Day Grand Assembly and Procession. The launching ceremony was also attended by Awang Haji Amir Hisham bin Haji Masri, Acting Director of Mosque Affairs.

Source: Radio Television Brunei