| James Kon |
BRUNEI China Friendship Association (BCFA) is scheduled to host the China Asean People To People Friendship Organisation Conference in October this year and is planning to invite former heads of state to speak at the conference.
The details of the conference were revealed by Dr Haji Kamaruddin bin Dato Seri Paduka Haji Talib, the President of BCFA, yesterday at the 2014 Annual General Meeting (AGM) held at Jerudong Polo Club.
Dr Haji Kamaruddin in his welcoming remark said, “This year, we will be organising two big events for BCFA, and they are the China Asean People To People Friendship Organisation Conference and Brunei China Friendship Association’s 10th anniversary celebration.”
In preparation for the China Asean People To People Friendship Organisation Conference, he reminded members of the association to start the preparation early by establishing a working committee.
He revealed that the conference will be joined by speakers from overseas, as well as former heads of state or presidents.
Dr Haji Kamaruddin also mentioned that the association is looking for new young and innovative members to join.
Also present at the meeting were Ang Swee Chuan, the Deputy President of BCFA, YB Awang Haji Ahmad Morshidi bin POKDSDDLU Haji Awang Abdul Rahman, member of the Legislative Council and Vice President of BCFA, and other members of the association.
Minutes of previous meetings were also discussed, as well as the financial status of the association.
At the deliberation, it was learned that the internal design work for the governmental usage area of Brunei Darussalam Business Liaison Building in China has yet to be completed while the building has been rented out since October 2014.