| Wani Roslan |
IN CONJUNCTION with the Asean Day for Disaster Management (ADDM) which was hosted by the Sultanate earlier this year, a ‘One Village, One Product’ Expo is currently being held at The Empire Hotel and Country Club.
The expo, organised by Brunei-Muara District Office, began on October 12 and will go on until Oct 17, aims to showcase, ex-pose and promote local village products to overseas delegates who attended the 25th Meeting of the Asean Committee on Disaster Management (ACDM) as well as tourists who may want to take a closer look at some of the unique, local products.
Some of the sellers, who repre-sent their respective villages, ex-plained that the expo helps them to promote their products, which are offered for affordable prices, and create more public awareness.
Hjh Napisah binti Matamin, 55, from the Village Consultative Council (MPK) of Kampong Putat told the Bulletin that they have received a positive response from the public, including tourists, and hoped that the expo will be continuously organised in the fu-ture.
The expo features eight booths representing the MPK of Kg Putat, MPK of Kg Sengkurong ‘A’, MPK of Kg Kapok, as well as the MPK of Masjid Lama Pekan Muara, Sabun and Pelumpong.
It is open the public daily from 8am to 5pm.