Three matters that play a significant role in youth daily prospect for today and in the future, namely Future Ready Youth, Youth Entrepreneurship, and Youth Participation were discussed yesterday morning during the National Youth Congress Forum, KBB 2019. The forum was held at the International Convention Centre in Berakas.
Among those in attendance was Yang Berhormat (Retired) Major General Dato Paduka Seri Haji Aminuddin Ihsan bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin, Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports. The Future Ready Youth, Youth Entrepreneurship, and Youth Participation were the main discussion topics. Also taking part in the forum were Datin Seri Paduka Doctor Hajah Romaizah binti Haji Mohd Salleh, Deputy Minister of Education, Yang Berhormat Awang Iswandy bin Ahmad, Member of the Legislative Council and Pengiran Haji Mohd Hasnan bin Pengiran Haji Ali Hassan, Permanent Secretary for Industry at the Ministry of Energy, Manpower and Industry.
The first forum titled "the Future Ready Youth" among others discussed the opportunities and challenges faced by the country in realising the Wawasan Negara 2035 as well as the rapid global development that requires youth to be ready in tackling all the obstacles.
Meanwhile, the second forum on Youth Participation discussed how to motivate youth as transformation agent to move forward and contribute towards the country's development.
The Youth Entrepreneurship forum on the other discussed and elaborated on issues as well as opportunities available to produce a young, innovative and sustainable entrepreneur. Members of the panel comprised of young entrepreneurs, who shared their opinions and experience.
Several speakers from Brunei Darussalam and overseas were invited for the congress. They comprised of leading figures in the country who excel in online business and enterprise. The forum is hoped to share constructive opinions and views towards matters that were raised, which can be aligned with the current policies for youth development and progress in creating resolutions to realise the aspiration of the government of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam.