UTB and DBP Fosters Cooperation to Develop Digitalisation of Treasures

Universiti Teknologi Brunei, UTB and the Language and Literature Brunei, DBP, has fostered cooperation to develop the digitalisation of vital treasures in order to realise the empowering the dissemination of the Malay Language and Literature to the all levels of society. Through the digital system, it not only can disseminate the Malay Language through online dictionaries but also facilitates the network between lexicographers in the country. The cooperation is included in the Memorandum of Understanding signed by UTB and DBP, yesterday morning. As an initial measure, the cooperation will focus on the Establishment of a Corpus Management System and Dictionary Management System, which is specifically for the Brunei Malay Dictionary Management System, which will then be extended to other dialect dictionaries.

Present was Yang Berhormat Retired Major General Dato Paduka Seri Haji Aminuddin Ihsan bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin, Minister of Culture, YOuth and Sports. Representing UTB was Awang Haji Ady Syarmin bin Haji Taib, its Acting Vice Chancellor. Meanwhile, DBP was represented by Dayang Hajah Sariani binti Haji Ishak, the Bureau's Acting Director.

Source: Radio Television Brunei

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