| Faza Suraj |
THE Deputy Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) said that the minisry hoped the community – especially entrepreneurs who possess business licences and those who recently applied – through briefings will learn or understand more about the changes in rules and regulations, which in turn would further ease and quicken the process of starting up businesses in the Sultanate.
Haji Mohammad Sunadi bin Haji Buntar said this in a speech yesterday for the “Majlis Pemberigaan Reformasi Memulakan Perniagaan Bagi Daerah Belait Kelolaan Kementerian Hal Ehwal Dalam Negeri” (Starting of Business Reformation Dissemination for the Belait District Ceremony) at the Kuala Belait Convention Centre.
Guests included officials from the Prime Minister’s Office, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Religious Affairs, Pejabat Peguam Negara, Dewan-Dewan Perniagaan, as well as heads of mukim, village leaders and business representatives in the Belait District.
The first briefing, entitled ‘New Procedures Business Licence Act 2015 (Chapter 127)’, was delivered by Assistant Belait District Officer Awg Hasmiron bin Haji Md Taib and covered ‘Aims of the Amendment and Briefing on the Business Licence Act 2015’, ‘Procedures on the Approval of Business Licence to Start a Business’ and ‘Procedures on the Renewal of a Business Licence’.
Dyg Mariani binti Haji Sabtu, Head of the Ease of Doing Business Unit, also presented ‘Starting a Business: Briefing on Reforms and Procedures’.
Lastly, the event featured a presentation by Awg Zulhilmi bin Haji Abidin, the Acting Deputy Commissioner of Labour, which also provided some information on the new procedures of starting up under the Business Licence Act (Chapter 127).
The briefings, an initiative in line with the aspirations of His Majesty’s Government for the ease of doing business, will continue in the Tutong District today.