PUJA holds mid-term AGM

Hakim Hayat

The Institution of Surveyors, Engineers and Architects (PUJA) Brunei Council held its mid-term annual general meeting (AGM)yesterday at Betabur Hall, Ministry of Development (MoD).

The meeting, chaired by PUJA President Ir Haji Mohammad Zin bin Haji Salleh saw the attendance of over 120 members, including council members and government officials.

Deputy Minister of Development Dato Seri Paduka Ar Haji Marzuke bin Haji Mohsin and Permanent Secretary at the MoD Ir Haji Amer Hishamuddin bin Pehin Orang Kaya Amar Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Haji Zakaria were present.

Also in attendance was Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Transport and Infocommunications Ir Haji Mohammad Nazri bin Haji Mohammad Yusof.

The event saw opening remarks by the president followed by the approval of the previous minutes of meeting and matters arising from the minutes, and reports from the three divisions: surveyor, engineer and architect.

Each divisional report focussed on annual activities carried out and the progress made by professionals in the industry and society.

In addition to being an active organisation locally, PUJA is also active in activities held by international associations that PUJA is a member of such as Pacific Association for Quantity Surveyors (PAQS) for Quantity Surveyors, ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organisations (AFEO) for Engineers and Architects Regional Council of Asia (ARCASIA) for Architects.

Deputy Minister of Development Dato Seri Paduka Ar Haji Marzuke bin Haji Mohsin in a group photo during the AGM. PHOTO: HAKIM HAYAT