The thanksgiving or "Doa Kesyukuran" took place at the Surau Asy-Syuhada on Sunday, 16th February 2020 coincide with 22 Jamadilakhir 1441H. The ceremony was held by Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces to honour the 46th Birthday of His Royal Highness Prince General Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah Ibni His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah, The Crown Prince, Senior Minister at the Prime Minister's Office, General Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF).
The event was attended by the Chief Instructor of Defence Academy, Lieutenant Colonel Pengiran Muhammad Shamsul Redza bin Pengiran Dato Paduka Haji Tengah as the Guest of Honour. Also present were senior officers, officers, personnel of Defence Academy, Instructors and the probationary officer cadets of Intake 19.
The mass Fardhu Maghrib prayer was led by Imam Awang Khairul bin Haji Salleh to officiate the ceremony. This followed by the Hajat prayer to seek protection from the ongoing coronavirus epidemic and later, recital of the Surah Yassin. Finally, the ceremony was then concluded with the mass Isya' prayer.