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    ASEAN community highlighted

    Azlan Othman

    In a bid to provide extensive exposure on basic ASEAN-related information to students, the Information Department, Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), through the International Affairs Unit, as the Secretariat for the ASEAN-COCI Information Subcommittee (SCI) held a roadshow on ‘Get to Know ASEAN’ for 158 students of Sufri Bolkiah Secondary School yesterday.

    The programme is one of the efforts to inject the spirit of patriotism and unity (ASEAN-ness) among students, in appreciating the function and purpose of ASEAN.

    Information Officer, as the Head of the International Affairs Unit at the Information Department, Mufidah binti Abdul Hakim in her talk instilled awareness and a sense of belonging among students as part of the ASEAN community, in line with the ASEAN Motto ‘One Vision, One Identity, One Community’.

    The briefing also highlighted Brunei Darussalam as chair of ASEAN in 2021.

    The students later participated in a quiz.

    The day also saw the promotion of the ‘We ASEAN’ mobile application, which contains information on ASEAN, its member states, the ASEAN calendar, quizzes as well as photo and video galleries.

    The application is one of the projects under the ASEAN-COCI Information Sub-Committee (SCI). It can be downloaded via Google Play for Android users and the App Store for iOS users.

    Students participating in the quiz. PHOTO: AZLAN OTHMAN
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