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British high commissioner hosts business talk

A talk on ‘Doing business in Brunei: Tips to a smoother journey’ was delivered at the residence of the British High Commissioner to Brunei Darussalam on Wednesday.

Business leader Dato Timothy Ong spoke at the event organised by the Britain Brunei Business Forum (BBBF), which provided a platform for members to engage in a dialogue on the latest trends, challenges, and opportunities in the local business landscape.

British High Commissioner John Virgoe highlighted the significance of such engagements, saying that it was an honour to host a gathering of professionals and business people at the event.

“This event showcases the strong partnership between the British High Commission and BBBF.

“I am confident that the insights shared by Dato Timothy Ong will contribute significantly to the growth and innovation of the business community.”

Dato Timothy Ong spoke on how businesses can embrace change and drive innovation, and shared tips on how to rethink traditional business models to drive efficiency, competitiveness, and growth.

BBBF Chair Pengiran Aki Ismasufian bin Pengiran Haji Ibrahim said they were delighted by the positive energy and connections that were forged during the event.

The evening ended with a networking dinner hosted by the British high commissioner. – Lyna Mohamad

ABOVE & BELOW: Britain Brunei Business Forum Chair Pengiran Aki Ismasufian bin Pengiran Haji Ibrahim delivers a speech; and Pengiran Aki Ismasufian, Dato Timothy Ong and British High Commissioner to Brunei Darussalam John Virgoe at the event. PHOTO: LYNA MOHAMAD