KAMPONG AYER – In raising the spirit of patriotism and loyalty to the nation and to His Majesty, the residents of
Mukim Burung Pinggai Ayer, in Kg Ayer yesterday held a flag raising ceremony in conjunction with His Majesty’s 63rd Birthday celebrations.
The event was held at oldest village in Kampong Ayer, Kampong Pekan Lama. The guest of honour at the event was the Assistant Officer at the Brunei Muara District Office Department, Awang Hassanhamuny bin Bakar.
The Ketua Kampong of Kampong Pekan Lama & Kg Pengiran Setia Negara cum Acting Penghulu of Mukim Burung Pinggai Ayer, Pg Hj Halus bin Pg Hj Kadar sia dthat this was the first time that Kg Pekan Lama has ever hosted a flag raising cermoney in the village.
Being the oldest village in Kampng Ayer it is appropriate that a flag raising ceremony was held in the compounds of the village where it is aimed at raising the awareness and spirits of patriotism, as well as showing the love and support for celebrating His Majesty Kebawah Duli Yang Maha Mulia Paduka Seri Baginda Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan Negara Brunei Darussalam upcoming 63rd Birthday celebration.
Bearing the flag for the flag raising ceremony was 7 Marine Fire personal from the Marine Fire Station Operation ‘D’ headed by ASO Ghapar Damong Hj Maidin.
Also in attendance during yesterday’s flag raising ceremony was all the Ketua Kampongs of Mukim Burung Pinggai Ayer, the Mukim Consultative Council members and residents of Kampong Pekan Lama and Kg Pengiran Setia Negara..