Eco Race promotes environmental awareness

|    Fizah HAB    |

LEE Huan Ni and Lee Huan Ching of Team Gaia won a cash prize of BND250, two BND20 meal vouchers and two BND10 café cash vouchers each after they won first place at the Green Brunei (GB) Eco Race held during Bandarku Ceria at Taman Haji Sir Muda Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien, in the capital yesterday.

Second place winner Team Wek (Zaahidah Iskandar and Affan Zain) won cash prize of BND200, two BND20 meal vouchers and two BND10 café cash vouchers while third place winner Norshahirah binti Mohammad Sahren and Muhd Hamizan bin Mohd Nor Iman of Team J Cole received cash prize of BND150 and two BND10 café cash vouchers.

Member of the Legislative Council and Co-founder and Community Engagement Director of GB Yang Berhormat Dayang Khairunnisa binti Haji Ash’ari presented the prizes.

The race, participated by 44 youth aged 15 years and above, aimed at promoting environmental awareness through a series of challenging eco-themed obstacles about sustainability, biodiversity loss, climate change and more.

The event was sponsored by Studio Elevé Sdn Bhd as Platinum Sponsor, Brunei Gas Carriers Sdn Bhd (BGC) as Gold Sponsor, and Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam (BIBD) as Silver Sponsor.

It was also supported by Cultivate Bistro, D’Sunlit Sdn Bhd, Gong Cha, I-Lotus Restaurant, Caffè Bene and Seri Bumi Consultant as well as Universiti Brunei Darussalam.

Member of the Legislative Council and Co-founder and Community Engagement Director of Green Brunei Yang Berhormat Khairunnisa binti Haji Ash’ari in a group photo with GB race participants. – RAHWANI ZAHARI