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RTB unveils new building in Temburong District

James Kon

Radio Television Brunei (RTB) marked another milestone after its Temburong District branch was moved to a new permanent building in Pekan Bangar yesterday.

Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office Dato Seri Setia Haji Awang Abdul Mokti bin Haji Mohd Daud was the guest of honour.

Minister of Development Dato Seri Setia Ir Awang Haji Suhaimi bin Haji Gafar, Legislative Council member Yang Berhormat Haji Emran bin Haji Sabtu as well as Director General of Public Works, RTB Acting Director and Acting Temburong District officer were also present.

Since March 2007, RTB’s Temburong District branch was temporarily operating at the JKR 708 ‘A’ building for some 14 years.

In line with the rapid development in the Temburong District, the RTB Temburong District branch began operating at the Maritime and Port Authority Brunei Darussalam (MPABD) building in Bangar Town on March 1 with 15 staff members.

The renovation was carried out jointly by RTB and JKR.

The new building features a TV studio, a radio studio, a master control room, staff rooms and a living room.

The new building is also equipped with parking space for outside broadcast (OB) vehicles.
The ministers toured the facilities after the unveiling.

Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office Dato Seri Setia Haji Awang Abdul Mokti bin Haji Mohd Daud, Minister of Development Dato Seri Setia Ir Awang Haji Suhaimi bin Haji Gafar and Legislative Council member Yang Berhormat Haji Emran bin Haji Sabtu during the visit. PHOTO: JAMES KON
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