| Lyna Mohamad |
MINISTER of Industry and Primary Resources, Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Utama Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Yahya bin Begawan Mudim Dato Paduka Haji Bakar, officiated the Giant SME Products Showcase as part of the Giant Rimba Expo Part 3 yesterday at the Giant Hypermart Tasik Rimba car park.
The event, also attended by Pg Hj Haris bin Pg Hj Duraman, Managing Director of Riza Fudhlana Management Services, was initiated with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah as well as a ribbon-cutting ceremony by the guest of honour.
The minister then witnessed a presentation of donations, as $5,000 each to SMARTER Brunei and KACA Association were presented by Pg Hj Haris to the President of SMARTER, Malai Hj Abdullah bin Malai Hj Othman and KACA Treasurer Awg Tengah bin Ahmad.
Pehin Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Yahya then toured the exhibition showcasing SME products from local entrepreneurs, taking time also to mingle with the expo participants.
The expo, organised by Riza Fudhlana Managment Services, will run until November 9 and features over 70 participants. At the opening yesterday, the internationally-acclaimed world record holder, Dr Yuree, the ‘Super Human’, was introduced.
Another highlight of the event was a Brunei Tamiya Mini 4WD competition, which drew good response from members of the public, particularly mini 4WD enthusiasts.