PHOTO: ROZMAN leads the wreath laying ceremony at Labuan World War Memorial.
14 November 2017
LABUAN – The Remembrance Day that was held annually here in this island in November should be celebrated in a bigger scale said Labuan Member of Parliament, Datuk Rozman Isli.
Speaking in a luncheon ceremony after the Remembrance Day event at a hotel here on last Sunday, he said that such event that was organised in Canada and Britain to commemorate those killed during the World War II was big.
Therefore, Rozman welcomed those present to share their expertise and experiences to organise such event in Labuan.
Among those present were the deputy high commissioner, British High Commission to Malaysia, Paul Rennie Obe, the defence adviser of Australian High Commission to Malaysia, Wendy Horder and her spouse, John Smith, British High Commission to Brunei, H.E Richard Lindsay and his spouse, Xanthe Lindsay, the defence adviser of British High Commission to Brunei, Mike Page, second secretary (political and economic) of Australian High Commission to Brunei, Joanna Mcintosh and the squadron leader of Royal New Zealand Air Force of New Zealand High Commission to Brunei, Trev Hammond.
During the event held in Labuan World War Memorial, the Christians, Muslims, Hindus and Sikhs were offering prayers for the souls of the fighters in the designated areas, before the last post and wreath laying ceremony.