Use Malay Language continously, says official

Izah Azahari

Malay Language must be studied and continuously used to prevent its extinction with the changing times, said Acting Director of the Language and Literature Bureau (DBP) Suip bin Haji Abdul Wahab.

He was speaking as the guest of honour at the DBP briefing on the 3rd Phase of the Brunei Darussalam Malay Language Research for the Educational Institution Level at DBP’s Sarmayuda Hall recently.

The event was organised by DBP’s Research, Documentation and Recognition Division.

He said the research involved 50 primary schools, 20 secondary schools and 10 higher education institutions.

Acting Assistant Head of the Research, Documentation and Recognition Division Noor Lenny binti Haji Mohamed Yusuf, in her capacity as the Secretary of the Malay Language Research Project, facilitated the briefing attended by over 100 lecturers and teachers.

The briefing covered the research’s scope and its methodology. The research will begin this month involving officers appointed by the educational institutions.

Acting Director of the Language and Literature Bureau Suip bin Haji Abdul Wahab. PHOTO: SALAWATI HAJI YAHYA