Monday, 24 February 2020 18:33

Indonesians Enliven National Day Parade in Brunei Darussalam

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Indonesian citizens in Brunei Darussalam on Sunday (Feb 23) participated in the commemoration of the 36th National Day of Brunei Darussalam. Around 130 Indonesian citizens who wear traditional clothes and batik in the event attract the audience's attention. The Indonesian Embassy in Bandar Seri Begawan through a statement explained that the Indonesian delegation in the parade was led by the Chairperson of the Indonesian Community Association, Mukhidin Umar. Around 27 Indonesian Embassy staff members and teenagers also wearing traditional clothes from Indonesian regions such as Aceh, West Sumatra, Jakarta, and East Nusa Tenggara -NTT. The Indonesian delegation in this parade walked through the street of the Capital City of Bandar Seri Begawan along 750 meters from the Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Foundation building towards Diraja Pier. The parade ended at the Taman Haji Sir Muda Omar 'Ali Saifuddien to give the regards to Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah, the royal family, Brunei's high officials and the Diplomatic Corps in the Honorary Tribune. Meanwhile, Indonesian Ambassador to Brunei Darussalam Sujatmiko appreciated the participation of Indonesian citizens and Indonesian Embassy staff who helped enliven the Brunei National Day Parade and demonstrate the richness of Indonesian culture through traditional clothes of various shapes and colors.// (Voi.Tempo)

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