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THANKSGIVING CEREMONY FOR 9TH ANNIVERSARY OF DEFENCE ACADEMY

TANAH JAMBU, 24 November 2019 – Defence Academy of Royal Brunei Armed Forces celebrated its ninth year anniversary earlier tonight with a thanksgiving ceremony that took place at Surau Asy-Syuhadah. The Commandant of the Defence Academy, Colonel Haji Muhammad Haszaimi bin Bol Hassan, was present as the Guest of Honour. Amongst the attendees were senior officers and officers, Defence Academy personnel and Officer Cadets of Intake 18.

The ceremony began with the recitation of Surah An-Nisa verse 58-63 by 53208 OCdt Ak Wafauddin bin Pg Ismail and followed by mass Maghrib prayer. Then, the event continued with mass Hajat prayer, recitation of Surah Yassin and Tahlil. Before the ceremony ended with mass Isyak prayer, a tazkirah talk was delivered by Major Abdul Mujib bin Hj Japar, Head Assistant of JEMAAT, with a titled "Adab Mencari Ilmu". The lecturer further explained how we should never forget our root and the knowledge we gained from those who taught us. Let alone become arrogant with the information acquired. The monologue was in line with the institution itself where it serves to give courses to officers for their career progression in the Royal Brunei Armed Forces.