Decorative lights illuminate Bandar
By James Kon

The sky around the capital lit up as decorative lights were switched on Monday night to mark the start of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam's 62nd birthday celebrations.

To ensure the smooth running of the decorative lightings, Pehin Orang Kaya Johan Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Awang Hj Adanan bin Begawan Pehin Siraja Khatib Dato Seri Setia Awang Hj Mohd Yusof, Minister of Home Affairs in his capaciaity as the chairman of the national committee for His Majesty's 62nd birthday celebration, visited the town area.

Also in attendance were the committee members of the decorative lightings and sponsorship committee for His Majesty's birthday celebration. The main contractor for putting up the lights was also present.

During the event, the committee members inspected the decorative lightings along the capital, Berakas roundabout and Jalan Tutong.

The colourful decorative lightings, which have always been a favourite among members of the public, will be switched on every evening until the end of His Majesty's 62nd birthday celebrations. - Borneo Bulletin (2nd July 2008)