The Basic Sign Language Workshop in conjunction with the International Day of Older Persons organised by the Community Development Department, JAPEM, Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports with the cooperation of the Hearing Impaired Association, OKP has ended. It closed with a certificates presentation ceremony to the participants, yesterday afternoon. The ceremony was held at Dewan Seri Kenangan of Tutong Civic Centre Complex.
The certificates were presented by Pengiran Siti Rahmah binti Pengiran Haji Salleh, Acting Director of Community Development Department, JAPEM. The 3-day workshop was participated by members of Tutong District Senior Citizens Activity Centre and Village Consultative Councils, MPK. The event was enlivened with a performance of a song titled "Oh Kanak-Kanak dan Laba-Laba Hitam" using sign language by the workshop participants.
Learning Sign Language requires strong will and patience. Several participants interviewed by RTB welcomed and highly appreciated the effort to organise the workshop.
Source: Radio Television Brunei