By Haji Mohd Zaide Haji Damit
Residents of Mukim Berakas "A" attended a get-together at the home of their penghulu, Cikgu Hj A. Ahmad bin Hussain in Kg Burong Pingai recently in celebration of His Majesty's 60th birthday.
The guest of honour at the event, organised by Mukim Berakas "A" consultative council members, was Brunei-Muara District Officer Dato Hj Mohd Yussop bin Bakar.
Also present were Assistant Brunei-Muara District Officer Hj Jamain bin Momin and other officials from the district office.
Among the activities held during the gathering were the singing of national anthem by children of Mukim Berakas "A" and cultural shows such as Nasyid and Dikir Marhaban.
According to Cikgu Hj A Ahmad, the get-together was an annual event held to showcase the mukim's loyalty towards the monarch and to foster closer ties among residents.
- Borneo Bulletin
(2nd August 2006)