Programme boosts students’ opportunities

BANK Islam Brunei Darussalam (BIBD) yesterday extended support for the students under its BIBD ALAF (Advocating Life-Long Learning for an Aspiring Future) programme with the offer letter signing event for BIBD ALAF Scholar Saiful Azmi bin Saradin. Signing on behalf of BIBD was Head of Government Relations and Special Projects Haji Mohammad Yusri bin Haji Wahsalfelah.

Saiful Azmi is the second student to be offered the opportunity to pursue his education at the Al-Azhar University in Cairo.

At the event, BIBD also launched its ALAF internship programme which saw four BIBD ALAF students given the opportunity to gain invaluable working experience. The three-month internship programme will see the students gain experience at various departments within BIBD. The selected students also received a hands-on briefing by BIBD’s Chief Human Resource Officer Habibah binti Haji Harry who also proceeded to sign their internship programme letters at BIBD.

The event also celebrated the achievements of BIBD ALAF students who recorded successes during the 2018’s ‘O’ Level and ‘A’ Level examinations.

BIBD’s Deputy Managing Director cum Chairperson of BIBD ALAF Board of Trustees Hajah Noraini binti Haji Sulaiman was the guest of honour. Also present alongside the BIBD ALAF students were BIBD ALAF Taskforce officers from the Ministry of Education’s Department of Schools and the Ministry of Religious Affairs’ Islamic Studies Department.

BIBD’s Deputy Managing Director cum Chairperson of BIBD ALAF Board of Trustees Hajah Noraini binti Haji Sulaiman in a group photo with the BIBD ALAF students. – BIBD