Royal birthday thanksgiving & appreciation
By Malek Hashim

A thanksgiving ceremony and appreciation certificate presentation for the 62nd birthday celebration committee members in the Tutong district was held yesterday.

The guest of honour, Pehin Orang Kaya Johan Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Adanan bin Begawan Pehin Siraja Khatib Dato Seri Setia Haji Md Yussof, Minister of Home Affairs, presented appreciation certificates.

Pehin Awang Haji Adanan said the success of the events and activities conducted by the Tutong district in conjunction with His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam's birthday, especially the Tutong district get-together on July 7 at the Community Hall Complex Field, was the outcome from the harmony, comprehension, cooperation and commitment shown by those involved.

The Tutong district was acknowledged in third place in the field performance category, equipment and field decoration category and the banquet ceremony and environment category of this year's district get-together ceremony, he said.

Awang Haji Jamain bin Momin, the Tutong District Officer and chairman of His Majesty's 62nd birthday celebration, expressed his deepest gratitude to His Majesty for consenting to attend the Tutong district get-together ceremony.

He also thanked those who contributed to the success of organising events and activities in conjunction with His Majesty's birthday celebration.

Also present were Pehin Orang Kaya Dewa Pahlawan Dato Paduka Haji Dani bin Haji Ibrahim, Deputy Minister of Home Affairs, and Pengiran Abdul Haris bin Pengiran Haji Shabudin, Permanent Secretary of Home Affairs. - Borneo Bulletin (22nd August 2008)