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"SEMANGAT KEBANGSAAN 2020" CYCLING EVENT IN CONJUNCTION WITH NEGARA BRUNEI DARUSSALAM 36TH NATIONAL DAY
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BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Sunday, 01 March 2020 - His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam consented to participate in the mass recreational cycling event “Semangat Kebangsaan 2020” held in the capital this morning. The event was held in conjunction with Negara Brunei Darussalam’s 36th National Day 2020 celebration.

Also present were His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office, His Royal Highness Prince ‘Abdul Malik and His Royal Highness Prince Mohamed Bolkiah.

Upon arrival, His Majesty was greeted by Cabinet Ministers led by Yang Berhormat Retired Major General Dato Paduka Seri Haji Aminuddin Ihsan bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin, Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports.

Among the participating cyclists were the other personnel from the Ministry of Defence and Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) including their families. Also taking part were Major General Pengiran Dato Seri Pahlawan Aminan bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud, Commander of the RBAF, Service Commanders, Deputy Permanent Secretaries and senior officers and staff from the Ministry of Defence and RBAF. 

The 11.50-kilometre cycling route started off from Taman Haji Sir Muda Omar 'Ali Saifuddien, trailing through major roads such as Jalan Pretty; Jalan Elizabeth Dua, Jalan Masjid Omar Ali Saifuddien; Jalan Kianggeh; Jalan Sekolah; Jalan Kumbang Pasang; Jalan Gadong; Jalan Perdana Menteri and Jalan Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha and back to Taman Haji Sir Muda Omar 'Ali Saifuddien as the finishing line.