Mukim Penghulus should be highly spirited and determined as well as prepared to face any challenges in shouldering the trust to fulfil the needs of the mukim and village residents. Mukim penghulus are also hoped to be able to shoulder the duties entrusted by the government of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam as a well-cultivated grassroots leader. Yang Berhormat Pengiran Haji Mohamed bin Pengiran Haji Osman@Othman, member of the Legislative Council, who is also the Village Chief of Kampung Masjid Lama, Pekan Muara, Sabun and Pelumpong, Mukim Serasa made the speech yesterday morning at the Voting and Selection of the Penghulu Candidate for Mukim Mentiri.

Yang Berhormat also stressed on the role and responsibility that need to be inculcated and implemented by the mukim penghulu which are comprehensive and challenge-filled covering all aspects of the mukim and village residents' life including development, economy, social, security, religion and culture. The function continued with the voting for the sole candidate for the Mukim Mentiri Penghulu post, Awang Ramle bin Haji Abdul Karim aged 52 and serving as an Education Officer, Institute Brunei Technical Education. Also present was Pengiran Kamal Ariffin bin Pengiran Haji Md Yassin, Acting Assistant Brunei Muara District. The voting and selection held at the Mukim Mentiri Community Hall was for residents of Kampung Mentiri, Kampung Panchor Mangkubau National Housing Scheme and Kampung Mentiri Areas 1 and 2 National Housing Scheme.

Meanwhile for Kampung Batu Marang residents, Candidate Voting and Selection for Mukim Mentiri Penghulu was at Batu Marang Religious School.

Meanwhile, for residents of Kampung Sungai Buloh and Kampung Sungai Buloh Indigenous Citizens Housing Land Scheme it took place at the village's mosque.

Source: Radio Television Brunei