Wargamas Headquarters Building Opening Ceremony

In line with its goal to unite senior citizens to continue to lead and achieve Wawasan Brunei 2035, the Wargamas Organisation has and continues to make progress and move forward for the good of the nation and country. Speaking at the Inauguration Ceremony of the Wargamas Headquarters Building, the Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports said, as one of the top 5 ASEAN countries heading towards an 'Ageing Population', it is undeniable that senior citizens will always be included in the joint efforts to ensure lasting well-being in Brunei Darussalam.

According to Yang Berhormat Retired Major General Dato Paduka Seri Awang Haji Aminuddin Ihsan bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin, this is a reflection of senior citizens as human beings rich in experience and trove of knowledge, who dare to contribute their thoughts and what is also important, guiding the current and future generations.

Yang Berhormat said that the Senior Citizens Action Plan has and will be updated inline with the Ministry of Health's strategy which focuses on successful ageing by highlighting the family institution in the care of senior citizens. Among the efforts implemented is the Senior Citizens Care Programme jointly organised by the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports with strategic partners since 2020.

The Wargamas Association Headquarters is a governance centre and important platform in linking its strategic roles and bilateral meeting to create strategic partners for collaboration programmes. The ceremony coincided with the presentation of donations from the Pandu Lalu Infak Programme to 4 underprivileged Wargamas members.

Source: Radio Television Brunei

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