A colourful display of pyrotechnics attracted a huge crowd at the Jerudong Park Garden last evening. The fireworks display was held in conjunction with His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah nu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam’s 69th birthday celebration.

Present as the guest of honour to set off the fireworks was Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Seri Wijaya Pengiran Haji Ahmad bin Pengiran Mohd Yusof, Senior Assistant Chief of Adat Istiadat Negara. Also present was Misle bin Haji Abdul Karim, the Acting Brunei-Muara District Officer, members of the Executive Committee for His Majesty’s 69th birthday celebration and 50 members of Pusat Bahagia.

The area was abuzz with activity as food vendors lined the garden and children were seen enjoying the inflatable bouncers. Personnel from the Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF), Traffic Control and Investigation Department (JSKLL) and the Fire and Rescue Department (FRD) were on standby on the ground to respond to any emergency.