The Bangladesh High Commission in Brunei Darussalam held a ceremony highlighting the links between COVID-19 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at its premises in Kampong Tanah Jambu last Friday.
Sekretariat Tetap Wawasan Brunei 2035 Acting Senior Special Duties Officer Muhammad Yusri bin Yahya attended along with diplomatic corps and other invited guests.
School students from the Sultanate, with the help of the Ministry of Education teamed up with Dr Rama Rao Karri to find out how they can work together to recover better from the pandemic.
Showcased at the event were TikTok videos by An-Nur Qurratul Shairah @Nina binti Abdullah and Dayangku Nur Azmina Aisya binti Pengiran Muhd Jefri from Pengiran Anak Putri Hajah Masna Secondary School on ‘Good Health and Well Being’, and Yajna Karri and Breanna Lee from Jerudong International School on ‘Sustainable Cities and Communities’.
Also showcased was a TikTok video by Alysha Sahirah Anak Johari and Muhammad Khairel Asyraf Adittya bin Roslan from Sultan Hassan Secondary School, Temburong on ‘Zero Hunger’.
The SDGs, adopted by the United Nations in 2015, aim to eradicate poverty, reduce inequalities, protect the planet and promote sustainable economic growth and well-being as well as provide a comprehensive framework for addressing the world’s most pressing challenges.