| Haji Mohd Zaide Haji Damit |
TWENTY-ONE students from various secondary schools in Brunei are participating in JENESYS 2.0 Traditional Culture Programme (16th Batch) being held in Tokyo, Japan from December 8-16.
Cikgu Mohammad Hilman bin Haji Abdul Rahman, representative from a Sixth Form Centre and Cikgu Hajah Amal Lina binti Haji Tarsat from Sultan Sharif Ali Secondary School, are leading the delegation.
The programme was introduced by the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in 2007.
The programme aims to revitalise the Japanese economy by promoting potential interests towards Japan, increasing visitors to Japan, and at the same time, by enhancing global understanding on Japan’s strengths and attractions and Japanese values.
Hajah Ainah binti Haji Ibrahim, the Head of International Unit, Department of Schools of the Ministry of Education, in an interview at the Brunei International Airport, said that the programme will be participated by approximately 35,000 youths from 41 countries in the Asia-Oceania regions including Brunei Darussalam.