Muara Naval Base, Thursday, 18 July 2019 – Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) held a promotion ceremony Series 02/2019 for 70 Senior Non-Commissioned Officers (SNCOs) consisted of 40 personnel awarded with substantive ranks and 30 personnel awarded with acting ranks. The ceremony was held at the Warrant Officers', Chief Petty Officers' and Petty Officers' Mess, RBN.
Present at the ceremony as the Guest of Honour was First Admiral Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Othman bin Haji Suhaili @ Suhaily, Commander of RBN who presented the rank insignias. This was witnessed by RBN Senior Officers, Officers, SNCOs and family members of the promoted personnel.
The ceremony commenced with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah led by Ustaz Mohd Raffiudin bin Hj Ali, Religious Teacher of RBN followed by the presentation of the insignias by the Guest of Honour and ended with a Thanksgiving Prayer recital.