227 students who are children of members of the Brunei Darussalam Hokkien Association who achieved success in various fields of education received their appreciation certificates, scholarships and academic excellence awards for year 2019. The event was held at the International Convention Centre in Berkas.
The certificates were presented by Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Kerna Dato Seri Setia Doctor Haji Awang Abu Bakar bin Haji Apong, Minister of Home Affairs. Established in 1998, the Brunei Darussalam Hokkien Association is now has more than one thousand members. It is one of an association in the country which is active in contributing to the nation's development. The event among others aimed to boost the student's motivation to become an innovative and creative youths towards upholding the Government of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam's vision in realising the Wawasan Brunei 2035.
Source: Radio Television Brunei