His Majesty Bilateral Meeting
His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam attended a bilateral meeting with His Excellency Juri Ratas, Prime Minister of the Republic of Estonia. The meeting was held at the Wiltcher's Steigenberger Hotel, Brussels. Accompanying His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam was His Royal Highness Prince 'Abdul Mateen. Present during the Meeting were Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Laila Setia Bakti Diraja Dato Laila Utama Haji Awang Isa bin Pehin Datu Perdana Manteri Dato Laila Utama Haji Awang Ibrahim, Special Advisor to His Majesty and Minister at the Prime Minister's Office; Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Doctor Awang Haji Mohd Amin Liew bin Abdullah, Minister at the Prime Minister's Office and Second Minister of Finance and Economy; Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Haji Erywan bin Pehin Datu Pekerma Jaya Haji Mohd. Yusof, Second Minister of Foreign Affairs; and His Excellency Abu Sufian bin Haji Ali, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Brunei Darussalam to the Kingdom of Belgium and Brunei Darussalam's Permanent Representative to the European Union.
Opening Ceremony of the 12th Asia-Europe Summit Meeting
His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam attended the Opening Ceremony of the 12th Asia-Europe Summit Meeting (ASEM); and a Gala Dinner hosted in conjunction with the Summit.
His Majesty Plenary Session of the 12th Asia-Europe Summit Meeting
His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam attended the Plenary Session of the 12th Asia-Europe Summit Meeting which was held at the Europa Building, Brussels. Accompanying His Majesty was His Royal Highness Prince 'Abdul Mateen.
His Majesty Departing After Attending the 12th Asia-Europe Summit Meeting
His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam today left Brussels, Belgium after attending the 12th Asia-Europe Summit Meeting (ASEM) which was held on the 18th to 19th October 2018. Accompanying His Majesty was His Royal Highness Prince 'Abdul Mateen.
JPMC Signing Ceremony
Transplant medicine is one of the laurels of modern medical science, its progressed leaps and bounds and has great promise for the future. According to the Minister of Health, State of the art infrastructure, guidelines tools, and skills in this area will reap rich returns not only for the centres' but also for the nations. This was stated by Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Doctor Hj Md Isham Bin Hj Jaafar, in his capacity as Chairman and Executive Director of Jerudong Park Medical Centre, JPMC at the Signing of Memorandum of Understanding between JPMC and Yashoda Healthcare Services Private Limited Hospitals, India on providing liver and kidney transplant services.
BIBD Receives an Award as One of the Best Banks in Asia Pacific 2018
Trust and support from the people in the country towards Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam, BIBD showcases the capability of the country's institution and its people onto a regional level, in line with His Majesty's Wawasan Negara 2035. This was highlighted by Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Doctor Awang Haji Mohd Amin Liew Bin Abdullah, Minister at the Prime Minister's Office and Second Minister of Finance and Economy in a statement as BIBD was conferred as one of the Best Banks in Asia-Pacific 2018 in leading financial publication Global Finance as part of its 25th Annual Best Bank Awards. BIBD received the award at an award ceremony held during the IMF/World Bank Annual Meetings in Bali, Indonesia.
Opening Ceremony for the 6th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Drug Matters
Brunei Darussalam adopts a Whole of Government and Whole of Nation Approach in the formulation of its drug policy, where zero-tolerance approach for a drug-free country has produced encouraging results and the country will continue to strive to keep such an approach. This was underlined by Datin Seri Paduka Dayang Hajah Elinda binti Haji C.A. Mohammad, Deputy Minister at the Prime Minister's Office, at the Opening Ceremony for the 6th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Drug Matters, Hanoi, Viet Nam.
Muslims are urged to always form opinions positively and avoid spreading unconfirmed news or matters as this is a malicious act. One of the ways to avoid being suspicious is by reciting 'istighfar' or asking for Allah' forgiveness and repenting as a human can never escape from committing sin and wrongdoing. This matter was touched in yesterday Friday sermon titled, 'Hindari Berburuk Sangka' or 'Avoiding Prejudice'.
To glorify the eminence of Islam among the youth, the Al-Huffaz Management and Qaisara Dreams have organised a Tausyeh Competition in conjunction with the new year of 1440 Hijrah. The inaugural event was held at the Yayasn Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Complex in Bandar Seri Begawan.
UBD CoNect Fair
UBD CoNect Fair continues yesterday, where graduands as well as jobseekers have the opportunity to meet participants of the fair to learn more on the offered jobs and the required skills.