International Culture Day 2019

The Universiti Teknologi Brunei, UTB, yesterday morning organised the International Culture Day 2019 with a theme 'Embrace Your Ethnicity'. The function which was held in conjunction with the 6th UTB's Convocation Festival, was co-organised by the Executive Committee ExCo International Affairs and ExCo Culture of Student Representative Council, MPPUTB 2019/2020.

Present were Awang Haji Ady Syarmin bin Haji Mohd Taib, the Acting Vice Chancellor of UTB; Mrs. Afsaneh Ebrahimi, Iran Deputy Ambassador and representatives from various Embassies in the country. The event began with welcoming speeches from the Co-Chairpersons of UTB International Culture Day, Awang Mohammad Nur Adil bin Haji Harddy Hisysham, Head of ExCo International Affairs, MPPUTB 2019/2020; and Dk Siti Fatimah binti Pg Haji Abdul Malik, Head of ExCo Culture, MPPUTB 2019/2020.

Various exciting entertainments and activities were lined up including performances from several UTB Clubs such as the 'UTB DReaM'. The foreign embassies also participated in the exhibition, while the international students of the University showcased their traditional dresses representing their countries. The International Culture Day aimed to foster closer relations with the Internationals through such an event by showcasing various cultures. It also to promote an inclusive society in UTB by uniting the local students and staff with the international students and promote uniqueness of different cultures.

Source: Radio Television Brunei