| Khairil Hassan |
THE Co-Curriculum Education Department in collaboration with Brunei Darussalam Boat Race Association (Perkebar) and Sports Development Unit, Youth and Sports Department organised the 2014 Ministry of Education basic regatta course yesterday.
About 40 participants took part in the one-day course being held at two venues – Lecture Theatre of the Brunei Darussalam Sports School in Berakas (theory) and Water Sports Complex at the Serasa Beach (practical).
The chairman of the course was Pengiran Suhaimi bin Pengiran Hj Bakar, Director of Co-Curriculum Education Department, Ministry of Education.
Also present were Awg Kifli bin Hj Jaafar, Head of Coaching and Sports Development Unit, Youth and Sports Department, Awg Hj Haris bin Hj Ibrahim, President of Perkebar and Awg Roslin bin Suhailee, Acting Deputy Director of Co-Curriculum Education Department.
The primary objective of the course is for introduction of the sports and exposure of one of the traditions in Brunei Darussalam to the younger generation, especially to the students, thus creating interest and enthusiasm in the sport and to preserve water sports as a national heritage for the future generation.