| Wani Roslan |
THE Ministry of Finance (MoF) and departments under it held a Sports and Family Fun Day yesterday at the Hassanal Bolkiah Stadium, Police Headquarters in Gadong. About 400 of the ministry’s officers, staff as well as their family members attended the event, which was filled with fun games and activities.
The guest of honour was Dato Paduka Awang Haji Bahrin bin Abdullah, Acting Minister of Finance at the Prime Minister’s Office, along with the permanent secretary, deputy permanent secretaries at the MoF, heads of department and division, officers and staff members of the ministry.
The Sports and Family Fun Day featured family-friendly activities and games such as golf putting, bin ball toss, buoy and cone, frozen trivia, project runway, as well as fish and chips. There were also activities and games for children, including musical chairs with a twist, junk in the trunk, ping pong relay and running kids.
The participants were divided into four groups, namely Red House (USD), Blue House (Euro), Green House (Dinar) and Yellow House (BND), as each group competed to win the most events.
A Zumba session was held prior to the event, which concluded with the prize presentation to the winners.
The event aimed to promote and raise awareness on healthy lifestyles, as well as to strengthen ties among the officers and staff members at the ministry and departments under it.