By the command of 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, the National Committee for His Majesty's 75th Birthday Celebration this year has arranged various celebration events in the new normal by adhering to the Ministry of Health's guidelines related to measures in curbing the spread of COVID-19, safety protocols and Standard Operating Procedures, SOP's for the main celebratory and festive events. This was stated by Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Kerna Dato Seri Setia Doctor Haji Awang Abu Bakar bin Haji Apong, Minister of Home Affairs as the Chairman of the National Committee for His Majesty's 75th Birthday Celebration in a media conference yesterday afternoon.
The Giant-Sized National flag Hoisting Ceremony will be held today, the 1st of July 2021 at 8 in the morning at the open area of Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Complex in the capital. Meanwhile, the Mass Fardhu Maghrib and Isyak Prayers, Reading of Surah Yaasin, Tahlil and Doa Kesyukuran will be held on Wednesday, the 14th of July 2021 at all mosques, suraus and religious halls nationwide with the focus at Jame' 'Asr Hassanil Bolkiah in Kampung Kiarong from 5:45 in the afternoon. In this regard, muslim government officers and staff as well as the public are welcomed to attend the ceremony. The traditional Grand Royal Birthday Parade at Taman Haji Sir Muda Omar 'Ali Saifuddien in the capital will be held on the 15th of July starting at 7:20 in the morning. The traditional Parade was followed by the Audience and Investiture Ceremony at the Balai Singgahsana, Istana Nurul Iman.
Source: Radio Television Brunei