184 officers and staff of the Prime Minister's Office have been bestowed the Long Service Medal, the PKL for 2017 which was in conjunction with the 71st Birthday of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam. The ceremony took place at the Banquet Hall of the Prime Minister's Building yesterday morning.
The State decorations were presented by Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Paduka Haji Awang Abdul Mokti bin Haji Mohd Daud, Minister at the Prime Minister's Office. Among those present was Yang Berhormat Datin Seri Paduka Hajah Hayati binti Pehin Orang Kaya Shahbandar Dato Seri Paduka Haji Mohd Salleh, the Attorney General. The PKL is among Brunei Darussalam's State Honours bestowed as appreciation to public servants who's have served for at least 20 years and have good service record. Besides that the bestowal of the State Honours are hoped to encourage and motivate the recipients as well as to enhance the performance and quality of the public service.
Source: Radio Television Brunei