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Minister leads tree planting event

Lyna Mohamad

Minister of Development Dato Seri Setia Ir Awang Haji Suhaimi bin Haji Gafar officiated and led a tree planting ceremony to mark Global Surveyors’ Day (GSD) 2022 at the Tanjung Batu Recreational Park in Muara yesterday.

Legislative Council (LegCo) members Yang Berhormat Khairunnisa binti Haji Ash’ari; and Kampong Masjid Lama, Pekan Muara, Sabun and Pelumpong Village Head and Acting Mukim Serasa Penghulu Yang Berhormat Pengiran Haji Mohamed bin Pengiran Haji Osman @ Othman were also present.

Deputy Minister of Development Dato Seri Paduka Ar Haji Marzuke bin Haji Mohsin also joined the tree planting event. The activity started with a group photo session followed by the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah and Doa against COVID-19 and an aerobic session.

The event continued with the minister initiating the tree planting.

The tree planting event is the last of a series of activities to mark GSD 2022. A total of 300 saplings were planted to support the Green Protocol to achieve the national target set out by Brunei Darussalam National Climate Change Policy (BNCCP).

The event concluded with the distribution of gift packs and certificates to Virtual Run 22km participants held from March 1 to 25.

ABOVE & BELOW: Minister of Development Dato Seri Setia Ir Awang Haji Suhaimi bin Haji Gafar, Deputy Minister of Development Dato Seri Paduka Ar Awang Haji Marzuke bin Haji Mohsin and senior officials from the Ministry of Development; and Legislative Council member Yang Berhormat Khairunnisa binti Haji Ash’ari at the tree planting event. PHOTOS: LYNA MOHAMAD

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