The Brunei Malay Entrepreneurs Federation, PPPMB has taken the initiative to design and develop the Youth Cubicle Project or a Cubicle Incubation Site for youth entrepreneurs at the Beribi Industrial Complex. The project will be in operation following an agreement signing ceremony with Darussalam Enterprise, DARe.
Signing on behalf of the Brunei Malay Entrepreneurs Federation was its President, Doctor Haji Abdul Latif bin Haji Chuchu, while DARe was represented by Javed Ahmad, its Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer. Present to witness the signing ceremony was Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Singamanteri Retired Colonel Dato Seri Setia Doctor Awang Haji Mohammad Yasmin bin Haji Umar, Minister of Energy and Industry at the Prime Minister's Office as the Chairman of the Board of DARe.
The Minister of Energy and Industry at the Prime Minister's Office in an interview said that the incubation space will provide opportunities for entrepreneurs to develop their products and services, as well as to take on valuable knowledge and experiences in running their businesses. Yang Berhormat Pehin said that the agreement illustrates the malay entrepreneurs' real desire to develop youths and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, which in turn can contribute to the country's economy. Once the site is operational within three months time, Yang Berhormat Pehin added that DARe will be working together with PPPMB to ensure that start-ups or youths are given the right courses, exposure and guidance to help them in running their businesses.
Source: Radio Television Brunei