MUKIM LUMAPAS – In raising the spirit of patriotism and loyalty to the nation and to His Majesty, the residents of
Mukim Lumapas yesterday held a flag raising ceremony in conjunction with His Majesty’s 63rd Birthday celebrations.
The event was held at the compound of the Ketua Kampong of Kg Putat, Awang Jumat bin Akim.
The guest of honour at the event was the National Consultative Council Member, Yang Berhormat Awang Haji Bakar bin Mangsur who is also the Penghulu of Mukim Lumapas, who had praised the efforts of the working committee in raising the awareness and spirits of patriotism.
During his speech he had also praised the residents of Mukim Lumapas, for almost all the houses has national flags raised showing their support for His Majesty and patriotism spirit.
Meanwhile the Ketua Kampong of Kg Putat said that the bearing the national flags on the houses, government buildings and places of business is a manifestation of the public in showing their unwavering respect, love and loyalty to His Majesty Kebawah Duli Yang Maha Mulia Paduka Seri Baginda Sultan dan Yang Di-Pertuan Negara Brunei Darussalam.
The event started with a group of flag bearers marching in and presenting the national flag to the guest of honour, where he had officiated in raising the flag in Mukim Lumapas following a choir of the national anthem.
Also in attendance during yesterday’s flag raising ceremony was all the Ketua Kampongs of Mukim Lumapas, the Mukim Consultative Council members and residents of Kampong Putat.