Sultan graces activities of 52nd Armed Forces Day
Danial Norjidi

HIS Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam consented to participate in a number of activities yesterday in line with the 52nd Anniversary of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF).

His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, the Minister of Defence and Supreme Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces and His Royal Highness Prince General Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Ministerís Office and the General of RBAF at the shooting gallery

His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, the Minister of Defence and Supreme Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces and His Royal Highness Prince General Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Ministerís Office and the General of RBAF consent to receive a pesambah

Along with all the official proceedings, His Majesty also viewed and took part in a number of activities that were exhibited at the Bolkiah Garrison yesterday.

While walking from the Bolkiah Gymnasium to the Performance Optimisation Centre (POC), His Majesty consented to receive a pesambah from the Royal Brunei Technical Services (RBTS).

The Supreme Commander also visited a paintball display set up by RBTS and examined the various apparatus and equipment used in their efforts to promote the paintball arena in Jerudong. His Majesty also visited the Royal Brunei Air Force (RBAirF) exhibition, where the monarch took the opportunity to view various displays that showcased how the Air Force goes about its operations.

The RBAirF had set up a number of simulations and exhibits, as well as a static display of helicopters outside their tents. One notable feature of the Air Forceís exhibition was a demonstration on how soldiers go about surviving and eating while in the jungle. His Majesty also visited a firing range and tried out a rifle by firing a couple of rounds.

The monarch then moved on and proceeded to take part in a short jungle trek, where His Majesty braved the slippery, muddy slopes and traversed through a set track. - Borneo Bulletin (2 June 2013)


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