His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah Ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam in a titah stresses the importance of having resolute and top quality human capital capable of handling all challenges towards generating physical progress in line with spiritual progress.
His Majesty adds both must move in tandem to fulfil the demands of the nation. His Majesty made the remarks in the titah in conjunction with the 37th National Day Celebration. In the titah, the Monarch also emphasises that independence is not bought but a gift from Allah Subhanahu Wata'ala. His Majesty says by the grace of Allah we are able to hold the National Day celebration this year although the situation is different. It is a blessing for which we should be grateful.