The Royal Brunei Land Force Commander has been promoted to the rank of Brigadier General in a promotion ceremony that took place yesterday morning. The promotion is by the consent of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, Minister of Defence and Supreme Commander of Royal Brunei Armed Forces, RBAF. The promotion ceremony for Colonel Awang Khairul Hamed bin Awang Haji Lampuh took place at Bolkiah Garrison.

The insignia presentation ceremony was led by Major General Pengiran Dato Seri Pahlawan Aminan bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud, Commander of the RBAF. Brigadier General Awang Khairul Hamed took over as the Commander of the Royal Brunei Land Force on the 31st of January 2018. Also present at the ceremony were members of the Defence Executive Committee, Services Commanders, Commandants, Directors, senior officers and officers of the Ministry of Defence and RBAF.

Source: Radio Television Brunei