| Syafiq Affendy |
ARTISTES from Brunei Darussalam and Thailand recently showcased their talents at the Jerudong Park Ampitheatre under the Alai Pa Plern Programme of Radio Televisyen Brunei (RTB) and the National Broadcasting of Thailand (NBT).
Present as the guests of honour at the event were Awang Haji Mohd Rozan bin Dato Paduka Haji Mohd Yunos, Permanent Secretary (Media and Cabinet) at the Prime Minister’s Office, and Dr Charoon Chaisorn, the Deputy Chief Director of the Department of Public Relations who was a representative of the Permanent Secretary at the Thailand’s Prime Minister’s Office.
Also present were Apichart Phetcharatana, Ambassador of Thailand to Brunei Darussalam; Awang Haji Idris bin Haji Ali, Deputy Permanent Secretary (Media and Cabinet) at the Prime Minister’s Office; Awang Haji Mohammad Suffian bin Haji Bungsu, Director of RTB; Awang Mawardi bin Haji Mohammad, Acting Director of Information Department; as well as the public, including Thai nationals who are working in the country.
The event featured contemporary and traditional dances as well as songs.
Themed ‘Friendship’, the show aimed to strengthen the cooperation and relationship between Brunei and Thailand under a Memorandum of Cooperation in information and broadcasting.
This event coincided with 30 years of diplomatic relationship between Brunei Darussalam and Thailand.