BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Tuesday, 16 February 2021 - The 37th National Day celebration began with a giant flag hoisting ceremony in the capital. The raising of the giant national flag was officiated by The Honourable Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Aminuddin Ihsan bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin, Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports .
The giant-sized flag was raised by 20 personnel from the Royal Brunei Navy led by Lieutenant Junior Grade Md Firdaus bin Kol (B) Dato Paduka Hj Joharie in the vicinity of Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Complex.
The ceremony was also attended by First Admiral Spry bin Haji Serudi @ Haji Seruji, Commander of RBN and other Service Commanders from Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF).
The theme for this year's 37th National Day celebration is Menjayakan Wawasan Negara, in line with the nation's aspirations of Brunei Vision 2035.