The Royal Birthday Cycling Recreation 2019 in conjunction with His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam's 73rd Birthday Celebration will be held on Sunday, the 8th of September at Taman Haji Sir Muda Omar 'Ali Saifuddien in the capital. It was also held in conjunction with the Harmonious Family Cycling Recreation and National Youth Cycling Recreation 2019. The programme is organised by the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports in collaboration with the Ministry of Home Affairs; Ministry of Religious Affairs; Ministry of Health and Ministry of Transport and Info-communications with the involvement of other ministries and Brunei Darussalam Bicycle Association. A media conference on it was held yesterday afternoon.
Pengiran Mohammad Amirrizal bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud, Permanent Secretary for Administration, Finance and Estate at the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports explained that the event among other things shows that the sport has been given the recognition, and encouragement at par with other social sectors towards achieving the nation development goal, solidarity and continuous stability especially in cycling. Several activities will be held and divided into two zones, namely creativity and innovation zone as well as sports festival and family zone. The 11 point 5 kilometres cycling route involved a number of main roads around Bandar Seri Begawan. Members of the public are welcomed to take part and further enlivened the cycling recreation activity. The event will flag-off at 7:30 in the morning.
Source: Radio Television Brunei