Tinkerbell Learning School celebrated United Nations (UN) Day 2019 at the Scouts Centre in Kampong Gadong recently.
Present on behalf of the Philippine Ambassador to Brunei Darussalam Christopher B Montero was Vice Consul at the Philippine Embassy in Brunei Darussalam Jaybee B Arguillas.
President and Director of Tinkerbell Learning School John Robert Bartholomew, Principal and Director of Tinkerbell Learning School Iidil Rahmah binti Abdullah and the school’s Board of Directors members were also present.
The event started with the singing of the national anthem and the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah followed by opening remarks and message by the school’s principal and guest of honour.
The guest of honour in her message said that UN Day is a yearly event and celebrated every October 24 to promote peace among nations, while recognising the importance of promoting peaceful way of thinking and living across our world and generations.
“The celebration teaches youth to respect and honor diversity. Those of you that have made a contribution in this beautiful occasion are truly the peacemakers of our future,” she said.
The event continued with a stage and singing performances by the school’s pupils and students.