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, the Inspector General of Police consented to grace the 'Majlis Santap Beradat' in conjunction with the Royal Brunei Police Force 96th anniversary celebration. The function was held yesterday at the Dewan Bankuet Mess of the Police Headquarters Complex, Gadong.
On arrival, His Majesty was greeted by Dato Paduka Seri Haji Mohd Jammy bin Haji Muhd Shah Al-Islam, the Commissioner of Police. Soon after arrival, His Majesty consented to officiate the Officers' Mess Complex of the Royal Brunei Police Force.
Also present were His Majesty's brother and sisters;
His Royal Highness Prince Mohamed Bolkiah, the Honorary Commissioner of Police;
Her Royal Highness Princess Hajah Masna, the Commandant of Women Police and
Her Royal Highness Princess Hajah Norain, the Deputy Commandant of Women Police.
His Majesty as well as the Royal Family then proceeded to the Dewan Bankuet Mass for the Majlis Santap Beradat in conjunction with the Royal Brunei Police Force 96th anniversary celebration.
Formed on the 1st of January 1921, the Royal Brunei Police Force continues striving to provide better quality services in-line with the developments and changing times. Now 96 years old, the Royal Brunei Police Force has planned various initiatives in order to improve its services to the people in ensuring the country's peace and stability together.
In line with the its establishment, the role of Police Force is becoming more challenging, especially in the era of globalisation and borderless world. In upholding its responsibility and commitment to protect the peace and stability of the country, various steps and strategies are planned to enhance the capacity and covers the machinery and human resources of the Royal Brunei Police Force.
His Majesty also consented to receive junjung ziarah from the Royal Brunei Police Force officers. As the country’s supreme leader, His Majesty is also the Inspector General of Police, in a titah has reminded the Royal Brunei Police Force not to be static but should change and find ways to improve.
The theme of this year's Police Day, "Unity and Harmony Strengthen Peace," reflects the unity and harmony manifested in cooperation, togetherness, and helping one another. The biggest role of the police is to guard the country's stability, peace and security, but also give continuous attention to strengthen the capacity and credibility, whether at national, regional or international level.