| Abdul Hakiim Yakof |
AN APPRECIATION dinner event was held yesterday for all committee members involved in the preparations for the Brunei ICT Awards (BICTA) 2014 Gala Dinner held on September 10 at the International Convention Centre (ICC), Berakas and the two-day Asia-Pacific ICT Ministerial Meeting that convened at the Indera Samudra Grand Hall, The Empire Hotel and Country Club, Jerudong on September 10.
The event was held at the Tarindak d’Polo Restaurant, Royal Brunei Polo and Riding Club, Jerudong.
Present as the guest of honour was Minister of Communications, Pehin Orang Kaya Hamzah Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Abdullah bin Begawan Mudim Dato Paduka Haji Bakar, who was accompanied by his spouse. Also present was Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Communications (MinComm) Awang Abdul Mutalib bin Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Setia Dato Paduka Haji Mohd Yusof; Deputy Permanent Secretary at the MinComm Mohd Riza bin Dato Paduka Awg Haji Mohd Yunos; AITI Chief Executive Hj Yahkup bin Hj Menudin, authority members, CEO of TelBru and CEO of DST, directors as well as senior officers from the MinComm.
The committee comprised representatives from the MinComm, AITI, ICT industry players and other government agencies.
The event began with a Doa Kesyukuran read by Sheikh Abd Hamdani bin Dato Paduka Sheikh Haji Abdul Gani, followed by a speech by the Permanent Secretary at the MinComm in his capacity as the Chairman of the Asia-Pacific Telecommunity (APT) Steering Committee Meeting, Awang Abdul Mutalib bin Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Setia Dato Paduka Haji Mohd Yusof.
The guest of honour then presented appreciation letters to all committee members.