| Wani Roslan |
A GET-together event and dialogue session were held between Penghulus and village heads as well as members of the Village and Mukim Consultative Councils of Mukim Berakas ‘A’ and ‘B’. The event was held yesterday at the Theatre Hall of Brunei-Muara District Office in Berakas.
The event saw suggestions or advices as well as voicing problems which can be brought up during the Legislative Council meeting.
Among the suggestions given during the event were regarding financial assistance for former Penghulus and village heads who do not receive pension; providing security for Penghulus and village heads handling pension money by the Ministry of Finance; ways to solve stray dogs around villages; and issues including infrastructural development.
The event began with the singing of the national anthem followed with a recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah and Doa Selamat by Imam Haji Mohammad Asraf bin Haji Bujang, a member of Mukim Berakas ‘A’ Consultative Council. The event continued with a speech by YB Haji A Ahmad bin Husain, member of the Legislative Council and Penghulu of Mukim Berakas ‘A’.
Also in attendance were Pg Haji Ali bin Pg Haji Maon, Penghulu of Mukim Berakas ‘B’; Haji Misle bin Haji Abdul Karim, Acting Brunei-Muara District Officer; Haji Maidin bin Mustapa, Special Duties Officer at Brunei-Muara District Office; village heads of Mukim Berakas ‘A’ and ‘B’; as well as other members of Mukim Berakas ‘A’ and ‘B’ consultative councils.