The Brunei Darussalam Scouts Association (PPNBD) through the scout members of Tungku Primary School celebrated International Day of Peace yesterday.
Tungku Primary School Headmaster Dzulbahrin bin Haji Sulaiman, the guest of honour, planted a sapling at the school.
The ceremony began with a speech by Brunei-Muara District Scout Association Chairman Pengiran Mahdi bin Pengiran Haji Salleh followed by the presentation of certificates of appreciation to the Forestry Department and individuals involved in the event.
It continued with the launch of the programme and the planting of tree saplings provided by the Forestry Department and activities including Peace Pledge, Awareness Programme and Art of Peace.
The event was held to support activities related to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and raise awareness on environmental protection and conservation. It is also in line with the United Nations slogan for this year, ‘Climate Action for Peace’.