By Rohani Hj Abd Hamid
The launching of the Sutera 2008 Book and Poster for the 62nd birthday celebration of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam was held yesterday at The Rizqun International Hotel in Gadong.
The guest of honour was Pehin Orang Kaya Johan Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Awg Hj Adanan bin Begawan Pehin Siraja Khatib Dato Seri Setia Awg Hj Mohd Yusof, the Minister of Home Affairs.
In his opening remarks, Dato Paduka Awg Hj Adanan bin Hj Hanafiah as the chairman of the event said the publishing of Sutera 2008 is to disseminate and distribute information on the 62nd birthday celebration of His Majesty the Sultan and activities that will be organised at the national and district levels.
He hoped the book would become a valuable source of information to help members of the public to plan and attend the activities that are organised.
During the event, copies of Sutera 2008 book and posters were presented to all four district officers, public relations officers of all ministries, sponsors, and chairman of the chambers of commerce, as well as media representatives by the guest of honour.
Employees from the public sector can also convey congratulatory messages to His Majesty by visiting Internet web site www.sultanate.com, which has been set up by the committee of publication and souvenir with the cooperation of Sci-Tech Technologies.
Also attending yesterday's event were Pehin Orang Kaya Dewa Pahlawan Dato Paduka Awg Hj Dani bin Hj Ibrahim, Deputy Minister of Home Affairs; permanent secretary; deputy permanent secretary; and members of the Legislative Council.
- Borneo Bulletin
(2nd July 2008)