2nd Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Committee of Governors Meeting

His Royal Highness Prince 'Abdul Malik ibni His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah, Chairman of the Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Committee of Governors in a sabda stressed that the target to shape a self-sufficient society that is not fully dependent on assistance from the government or relevant agencies is vital to be made the main focus of Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah in the next few years. In order to achieve this objective, His Royal Highness emphasised that Yayasan need to have a paradigm shift towards a more efficient administrative management, strategic and inline with the social obligation and social responsibility, especially in tackling today's society issues, specifically in eradicating poverty and reducing the rate of unemployment. His Royal Highness made the sabda while chairing the 2nd Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Committee of Governors Meeting for the year 2019. The meeting took place yesterday morning at the Prime Minister's Office.

Upon arrival, His Royal Highness was greeted by Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Retired Major General Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof, Second Minister of Defence as Chairman of the Yayasan Board of Directors; Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Doctor Awang Haji Mohd Amin Liew bin Abdullah, Minister at the Prime Minister's Office and Second Minister of Finance and Economy as Deputy Chairman of the Yayasan Board of Directors and Doctor Dayang Nor Imtihan binti Hj Abd Razak, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Development as Acting Managing Director of Yayasan.

Also present was Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Indera Setia Diraja Sahibul Karib Pengiran Anak Haji Idris bin Pengiran Maharaja Lela Pengiran Muda Abdul Kahar, First Deputy Chairman of the Yayasan Committee of Governors, and Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Suhaimi bin Haji Gafar, Minister of Development as Member of the Yayasan Board of Directors.

The meeting commenced with the recital of Doa Selamat led by Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Seri Maharaja Dato Paduka Seri Setia Doctor Ustaz Haji Awang Abdul Aziz bin Juned, the State Mufti as the Second Deputy Chairman of the Yayasan Committee of Governors.

His Royal Highness in a sabda welcomed the Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah strategic plan that has been updated with the vision to build up a Self-Sufficient Society.

His Royal Highness in the sabda then expressed hope that the new reformation measures that are to be carried out on houses in Kampung Bolkiah are able to establish a village community climate that is conducive not only for the local community, but also capable of generating economic activities.

The meeting among others discussed on the Permanent Agenda Report of the Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Board of Directors Meeting as well as the development of the Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Complex and Kampung Bolkiah.

Source: Radio Television Brunei