Afternoon of inspiration at BUSA tea gathering

The Brunei US Association (BUSA), in collaboration with the United States Embassy in Brunei Darussalam, hosted the BUSA Afternoon Tea at the US Residence in Kampong Tungku.

US Ambassador to Brunei Darussalam Matthew John Matthews expressed his appreciation to BUSA members for their active participation in bridging the platform for collaboration, networking and idea sharing.

BUSA President Salimah binti Haji Saim also shared her gratitude for the continuous support by the US Embassy in various community activities organised by the association, and hopes to continue to inspire youth to be more proactive in shaping the community. Also invited to this event were the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiatives (YSEALI) alumni and local-business owners, who shared their interests, success stories, and inspiration for future collaboration.

The current entrepreneurship, community and innovation projects by YSEALI alumni include Big BWN Project managed by Noorhafizah binti Haji Rashid and EICO by Afiq bin Mohammed.

BUSA was founded in 2015 with the objective of strengthening diplomatic relations between the US and Brunei through education and cultural exchange programmes.

US Ambassador to Brunei Darussalam Matthew John Matthews with embassy officials, BUSA members and local entrepreneurs