The Band of the Brigade of Gurkhas yesterday morning delivered a rousing and varied musical performance for members of the public as one of the first events of the Brunei December Festival 2019 during the Bandarku Ceria Programme in the capital.

Among those present were Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Kerna Dato Seri Setia Doctor Haji Awang Abu Bakar bin Haji Apong, Minister of Home Affairs and His Excellency Richard Lindsay, the British High Commissioner to Brunei Darussalam. The 32 members of the Brigade of Gurkhas band had flown into Brunei to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Royal Gurkha Rifles who are based in Seria. Brunei Darussalam and United Kingdom enjoy a uniquely close defence relationship. This year is the 40th anniversary of the Treaty of Friendship and Cooperation between both countries. Also present was Awang Wardi bin Haji Mohammad Ali, Deputy Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Primary Resources and Tourism.

Source: Radio Television Brunei