MUARA, Friday, 30 December 2022 –The Farewell Parade Ceremony was held by the Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) at the RBN Parade Square with Lieutenant Commander Mohammad Arif bin Tajuddin, RBN as the parade commander. Present as the guest of honour was First Admiral Dato Seri Pahlawan Spry bin Haji Serudi @ Seruji First Admiral, Commander of RBN.
Upon arrival at the Parade Square, the outgoing Commander of RBN received the Honourary Salute and inspected the Guard of Honour, comprised of personnel from RBN.
The ceremony continued with a farewell speech by First Admiral Dato Seri Pahlawan Spry bin Haji Serudi @ Seruji, the 12th Commander of RBN, where he expressed his highest appreciation to all RBN personnel for their significant achievement, effort and tremendous fighting spirit to fulfill the duties and responsibilities given especially during the outbreak of COVID19 whereby Royal Brunei Navy continues to function and provide assistance to the country. He also conveyed RBN was successful as the chairman and host of the RBAF's 61st Anniversary Celebration last May which was held at Muara Naval Base. The Commander of RBN conveyed his pleasure at RBN's various achievements and accomplishments, as well as the support he received during his tenure as the commander from 2020 to 2022.
The event concluded with a recital of the doa selamat by Ustaz Muhammad Sabqi bin Nasar, RBN Religious Officer.