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His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam yesterday received in audience Yang Berhormat Datuk Seri Panglima Haji Masidi Manjun, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Environment of Sabah, Malaysia who is currently in the country on a working visit. The Audience Ceremony took place at Istana Nurul Iman.

The bilateral relations between Brunei Darussalam and Bangladesh are a good example of small countries supporting each other in their effort to make the world a safe and better place. The High Commissioner of the People's Republic of Bangladesh to the country said Brunei has actively supported Bangladesh's candidacy for different regional and international organizations.

In conjunction with the Information Department's 65th Anniversary, a Kesyukuran ceremony was held at the Ash-Shaliheen Mosque yesterday. In attendance was Dato Paduka Awang Haji Hamdan bin Haji Abu Bakar, the Acting Minister of Energy and Industry at the Prime Minister's Office.

There has been a call on police officers to exit their comfort zone and focus not only on the current trends of crimes but also on possible new threats.  The call was made by Dato Paduka Seri Haji Mohd Jammy bin Haji Muhd Shah Al-Islam, the Commissioner of Police during the 12th Bilateral Meeting between the Royal Brunei Police Forces and the Singapore Police Force yesterday.

The public are advised not to believe false and unverified information on food prices that have been spread through social media. The reminder was made by the Department of Economic Planning and Development, JPKE of the Prime Minister's Office in its media conference yesterday.

The Super Youth Programme can strengthen the youth's self identity so that they will have leadership qualities in the future. The programme, which focused on three main themes namely 'Realizing Your Potential', Youth's Role in the Wawasan Brunei 2035, and the Mini Community Work, enabled the participants to learn leadership skills including delivering speech effectively in public.

It is important to inculcate awareness on financial planning among children and youths through practical exposure in financial management from the early stage.  Equally important is increasing the dissemination of information on Financial Literacy by using information technology.

All service counters of the Employees Trust Fund, TAP will be closed on the 31st of March. The closure is due to the closing of account for the Financial Year 2016-2017.