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KAMPONG TANAH JAMBU, Monday 25 November 2019 – The Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces (DA RBAF) celebrated its 9th anniversary today, which took place at the DA RBAF Auditorium.

The arrival of the Guest of Honor, Colonel Haji Muhammad Haszaimi bin Bol Hassan, the Commandant of the DA RBAF was welcomed by the Chairperson of this year’s event, Major (U) Muhammad Zabri bin Abdul Rahman.

The ceremony started with a recital of Surah Al-Fatihah by Sgt Hj Muhd Yusri bin Hj Awg Yusof, Religious Advisor for DA RBAF. The event then proceeded with a speech by the Commandant of DA RBAF which focused on guidelines for DA RBAF in moving forward and to further develop in line with its vision, which is ‘To Become A World-Class Professional Military Institution’. The Commandant concluded his speech by conveying his appreciation to all DA RBAF staff for their loyalty, dedication and sacrifices in carrying out their duties thus far. The event proceeded with the ‘Sintesis’ Book (volume 2) presentation to the respective DA RBAF Heads of Department. The book consists of a compilation of best essays from various courses that have been recently conducted by DA RBAF. Awards were then presented to the Best Senior and Junior Rank personnel at DA RBAF for the year 2019, which was won by Ssjn Roslan bin Hj Sidek and Lkpl Nur Husna binti Nasruddin respectively. The anniversary celebration concluded with the recitation of Doa followed by a luncheon for all DA RBAF personnel, held at the Ceremonial Hall.