| Azaraimy HH |
TWENTY senior officers from various government agencies in Brunei Darussalam and Singapore – led by Hj Khairuddin bin Hj Abdul Hamid, Deputy Permanent Secretary (Industrial Development and Entrepreneurship) at the Ministry of Industry and Primary Resources and Tan Meng Mui, Deputy Secretary of the Singapore Ministry of National Development – yesterday paid a visit to the Tutong District Office and Kampong Kiudang in Tutong as part of the visit activities under the 12th Second Echelon Brunei-Singapore Civil Service Exchange Programme.
Upon their arrival, the delegates were greeted by Awg Wardi bin Hj Mohammad Ali, the Tutong District Officer and senior officers at the Tutong District Office.
The visit included several briefings on the Tutong District, the role of the Tutong District Office, the development of the ‘One Village, One Product’ programme in the Tutong District and on the status of the agricultural production and agrifood industry in the Tutong District.
The visit also included a tour of the Tutong District ‘One Village, One Product’ Gallery and a demonstration on the production of several local products by the Village Consultative Councils in the Tutong District.
The delegation continued their visit to Kampong Kiudang in the afternoon and was welcomed by Awang Hj Muhd Saiful bin Abdullah Anja, Village Head of Kampong Kiudang.
The visit in Kampong Kiudang included a tour of the herbal tea plant, 3MPK – one of the ‘One Village, One Product’ programmes of Kampong Kiudang – where the delegation had the opportunity to see the manufacturing process and packaging of the product.
The delegation also had the opportunity to take part in a fruit picking activity at Iman Safwan Farm – one of the fruit plantations in the area.
The visit concluded with a tour of the Muslims Convert Welfare Body of Kampung Kiudang (BASKIM) exhibition which included a Jawi calligraphy activity, Al-Quran class and Fardhu Kifayah class.
The annual programme aims to strengthen the working relation between civil service officers of Brunei Darussalam and Singapore.