The 5th Brunei Darussalam-Singapore youth leadership exchange programme is hoped to enhance youth understanding on bilateral relations and regional responsibility as well as gain experience towards contributing to beneficial activities between future leaders of the two countries. This morning, 15 youths comprising government officers, members of youth associations as well as undergraduates of Higher Education Institutions left for the Republic of Singapore to attend the programme themed 'Enabling Social Good'.
Present to bid farewell to the delegation at the Brunei International Airport was Datin Paduka Doctor Hajah Norlila binti Dato Paduka Haji Abdul Jalil, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports. Throughout the 9 day programme, the youths will attend a dialogue session and briefing as well as hold visits among them to the Youth Corps Singapore. They will also participate in water sports activities and have the opportunity to participate in homestays with foster families. According to Awang Azizul Azri bin Haji majit, Administrative Officer, Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports, the programme involves a number of exposures to current issues related to the community in Singapore and is hoped to raise the youth awareness to think more inclusively.
Source: Radio Television Brunei