The 'Malam Minggu Pusat Belia' or MMPB programme continue to involve youth in the country as the primary target in developing and expanding the "Sapotlokal" hashtags which derived from an English words that means 'Support Local.' MMPB celebrated its first anniversary at the Youth Centre in the capital, 4th January night.
The event ran concurrently with presentation of awards by Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Doctor Haji Md Isham bin Haji Jaafar, Minister of Health as Acting Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports. The Potential Creative Arts Youth Award was presented to Dayang Beatrice Ya C Shim, while Awang Abdullah Wafiy bin Haji Rosli won the the Best Innovative Creative Youth Award.
Apart from expanding the 'Sapotlokal' hashtags, the main target of the programme is to involve youths in the efforts to further develop creative arts and entrepreneurship. Apart from that, the event is also hoped to further enliven the Youth Centre as a dynamic, active and progressive youth gathering centre. Also present were Yang Berhormat Dayang Khairunnisa binti Awang Haji Ash'ari and Yang Berhormat Awang Iswandy bin Ahmad, Members of the Legislative Council and Pengiran Muhammad Amirrizal bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports.
Source: Radio Television Brunei