Meeting on Sultan's birthday celebrations held in Belait
By Hjh Saemah Zulkefli

The Belait District achieves great success each year in celebrating His Majesty's birthday.

In preparation for the celebration this year, a meeting on the logistics was held yesterday.

Belait District Officer, Awang Haji Mohamad bin Haji Abdul Rahman, said integrity always brings success and hopefully the same level of excellence can be maintained this year.

He said this during the first Executive Committee Meeting for His Majesty's 61st Birthday celebrations for the Belait District at Dewan Santap in Kuala Belait.

Among the agenda discussed during the meeting were financial report, statement of accounts, disbanding of the 2006 Executive Committee, and election of a new executive committee and chairpersons for events.

In attendance were senior officers, head of departments, Penghulus, Village Chiefs and representatives from schools and associations.

Activities discussed at the meeting were the Ramah Mesra Bersama Rakyat function, Malam Kegermerlapan 61, festival stalls, stage performances, tug-of-war competition, water festival, handicrafts exhibition and a cooking demonstration. (19th January 2007)