Sultan Muhammad Jamalul Alam Secondary School yesterday morning held World Book Day to promote reading culture amongst parents and students.
The event was launched by Doctor Haji Mohamad Ali bin Haji Radin, Senior Language Officer of Language and Literature Bureau. Doctor Haji Mohamad Ali in his speech, among other things called on students to maintain an interest in reading as a study aid to learn. The week-long event which will be held until next week was highlighted with various activities which promote reading culture. Dayang Norfilzah Haji Abdullah, the Head of English Language Section at Sultan Muhammad Jamalul Alam Secondary School said the activities include colouring contest, book mark competition as well as 10 activities for the kids. Book sales and a book drive where youngsters can swipe books for free are also being held.
Source: Radio Television Brunei