| Ishan Ibrahim |
THE Youth Development Centre (YDC) in Kampong Tanah Jambu yesterday feted its successful trainees – after they completed the Short Term Programme 2014/2015 – with a marching parade and a prize presentation.
The event’s guest of honour, Dato Paduka Dr Hj Affendy bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Hj Abidin, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports (MCYS), inspected the trainees’ parade and presented awards to 14 recipients in accordance with their various achievements in the programme’s respective categories.
According to the YDC, the event aimed to instil a spirit of competition amongst the trainees, to inculcate in them the habit of self-improvement, to elevate their patriotism and loyalty to the nation and Islam, as well as to show them the appreciation that they deserve.
The trainees, from programmes such as the Asy-syifa, Hikmah and Autocad, will be placed in additional programmes suited to their qualifications next month where they will undergo more training and other relevant activities.
The YDC is an institution that prides itself on developing the skills and knowledge of youths through its various programmes, with discipline, health and efficiency among the courses’ core issues and priorities.