RBAF hosts banquet for His Majesty
THE Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) hosted a banquet last night to commemorate His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah, the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, Supreme Commander of Royal Brunei Armed Forces' 64th birthday at the Bridex Hall, Jerudong.
Upon their arrival, His Majesty and Her Majesty Paduka Seri Baginda Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Hajah Saleha were greeted by the Deputy Minister of Defence, Dato Paduka Hj Mustappa Hj Sirat with Pengiran Datin and Commander of the RBAF, Dato Paduka Seri Major General Hj Aminuddin Ihsan Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Hj Abidin with Datin as well as Senior Officers of the Ministry of Defence and RBAF.
Proceeding to the stage, His Majesty then cut the birthday cake as the RBAF choir performed a birthday song in honour of His Majesty's 64th Birthday.
His Majesty then consented to receive a pesambah from the RBAF Commander — a ship symbolising the total respect and gratitude of RBAF officers and personnel for His Majesty's leadership as the Supreme Commander of RBAF and 'Ulul Amri' in making Brunei Darussalam a blessed country of 'Dzikir'.
Among the presentations and performances lined up at the royal birthday banquet were Nasyid and Tausyeh performances and a video clip presentation.
Also present during the banquet where His Royal Highness Prince General Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah, the Crown Prince and General RBAF, Her Royal Highness Pengiran Anak Isteri Pengiran Anak Sarah, His Royal Highness Prince Haji Jefri Bolkiah, His Royal Highness Prince Haji 'Abdul Azim, His Royal Highness Prince 'Abdul Malik and other royal family members.
The banquet ended with His Majesty consenting to sign the royal parchment to commemorate His Majesty's gracing this year's celebrations.
The Brunei Times