Singapore delegation attends briefing on local economic development, opportunities

Wani Roslan

Delegates of the 7th Young Leaders’ Programme (YLP) from Singapore were briefed on current economic developments and development opportunities in the Temburong District at the Ministry of Finance and Economy (MoFE) yesterday.

Permanent Secretary (Economy) at the MoFE Dr Hajah May Fa’ezah binti Haji Ahmad Ariffin conducted the briefing.

The delegation, led by Senior Minister and Coordinating Minister for National Security Teo Chee Hean, was greeted by Minister of Home Affairs and Deputy Chairman of AMBD Board of Directors Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Kerna Dato Seri Setia (Dr) Haji Awang Abu Bakar bin Haji Apong, Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office Dato Seri Setia Haji Awang Abdul Mokti bin Haji Mohd Daud and Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office and Minister of Finance and Economy II Dato Seri Setia Dr Awang Haji Mohd Amin Liew bin Abdullah.

Dato Seri Setia Dr Awang Haji Mohd Amin Liew delivered the welcoming remarks. The delegation also attended a presentation titled ‘Towards a dynamic and diversified Financial Sector – Financial Sector Blueprint 2016-2025’ by Assistant Executive Director of Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam (AMBD) Dayangku Sri Joedianna binti Pengiran Haji Mohammed.

The YLP seeks to reflect on the long-term commitment between Brunei Darussalam and Singapore through the strengthening of ties between next-generation leaders from both countries.

Minister of Home Affairs and Deputy Chairman of AMBD Board of Directors Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Kerna Dato Seri Setia (Dr) Haji Awang Abu Bakar bin Haji Apong, Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office Dato Seri Setia Haji Awang Abdul Mokti bin Haji Mohd Daud and Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office and Minister of Finance and Economy II Dato Seri Setia Dr Awang Haji Mohd Amin Liew bin Abdullah at the event with members of the Singapore delegation. PHOTO: WANI ROSLAN