68 Royal Brunei Armed Forces, RBAF, were promoted to higher rank in a ceremony that took place yesterday morning at the Officers' Mess in Berakas Garrison. Their promotions were by the consent of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam.

The officers received their insignia from Major General Pengiran Dato Paduka Seri Aminan bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud, Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces. Present was Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Retired Major General Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yusof, Second Minister of Defence. Four senior officers were promoted to the rank of Substantive Colonel and Captain. A senior officer was promoted to the rank of Substantive Lieutenant Colonel; 6 officers were promoted to Acting Lieutenant Colonel; 19 officers were promoted to Substantive Major and Lieutenant Commander; five officers were promoted to Acting Major and Lieutenant Commander; 31 officers were promoted to Substantive Captain and Lieutenant and two officers were promoted to Acting Captain.

Source: Radio Television Brunei