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 graced a function with Royal Brunei Armed Forces, RBAF Veteran Officers. The function in conjunction with His Majesty’s 75th birthday celebration took place yesterday morning at the Royal Berkshire Hall, Royal Brunei Polo and Riding Club in Jerudong.
Upon arrival, His Majesty was greeted by Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Sanggamara Diraja Retired Major General Pengiran Haji Ibnu Basith bin Pengiran Datu Penghulu Pengiran Haji Apong; and Yang Dimuliakan Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Dewa Retired Major General Dato Seri Pahlawan Awang Haji Mohammad bin Haji Daud, Co-Advisors of the Ceremony’s Executive Committee.
His Majesty then received a pasambah, a replica of ‘Serombong Lampung Minyak Tanah’ or Oil Lamp Chimney made from ‘Crystal’ and decorated with gold plated silver coils and lapis lazuli gemstones.
Doa Kesyukuran was read by Retired First Admiral Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Othman bin Haji Suhaili.
Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Sanggamara Diraja Retired Major General Pengiran Haji Ibnu Basith in his welcoming address among others said that the veteran officers are also happy and grateful to see the RBAF’s development and achievements.
After the Luncheon, His Majesty mingled with the RBAF Veteran Officers. The ceremony is certainly a great moment for the RBAF veteran officers.
This ceremony is the foremost and historic celebration to express gratitude and Appreciation for the Charity Bestowed and Undivided Loyalty to His Majesty.
Source: Radio Television Brunei