New park opens in Lumapas

Lyna Mohamad

Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Aminuddin Ihsan bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin officiated a new recreational park in the Brunei-Muara District, yesterday.

The Bukit Saeh Recreational Park in Kampong Lumapas has four hiking tracks, three of which are challenging, with 16 checkpoints. It also has a bridge, ropes, steps and other amenities.

The ceremony began with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah followed by welcoming remarks by the co-chairperson of the organising committee.

Following the launch, the minister toured an exhibition and observed a search-and-rescue demonstration before joining a hike.

Bukit Saeh is the highest hill in the district, situated 728 metres above sea level and located about six kilometres from the capital.

Since the committee’s inception on September 22 , 2020, 44 committee members including five women were tasked to handle the administration and welfare of the park, several of which have completed emergency and basic jungle rescue training.

Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Aminuddin Ihsan bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin officiated a new recreational park yesterday. The Bukit Saeh Recreational Park in Kampong Lumapas boasts four hiking tracks with amenities.
Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Aminuddin Ihsan bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin in a group photo during a search-and-rescue demonstration. PHOTOS: LYNA MOHAMAD
The minister in conversation during the event