To ensure the smooth running of the 12th Borneo Islamic International Conference, KAIB launching ceremony that takes place this Wednesday, a full rehearsal was held yesterday morning at the International Convention Centre in Berakas. The conference is organised by the Seri Begawan Religious Teachers University College, KUPU SB as the host with the cooperation and support from Universiti Teknologi Mara Sarawak, UiTM Malaysia.
In attendance was Yang Berhormat Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Awang Othman, Minister of Religious Affairs as the Patron of the 12th KAIB. With the theme 'Ilmu Dan Amalan Penentu Kebitaran Ummah', the conference will table a premier paper, 6 keynote papers and 82 working papers. Also present were Pengiran Dato Seri Paduka Haji Bahrom bin Pengiran Haji Bahar, Deputy Minister of Religious Affairs; Dato Seri Setia Doctor Haji Japar bin Haji Mat Dain @ Maidin, Deputy State Mufti; Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Abdul Aziz bin Orang Kaya Maharaja Lela Haji Yussof, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Doctor Haji Adanan bin Haji Basar, the Ra'es of KUPU SB.
The 2nd Borneo International Halal Showcase, BIHAS will also be held at the Plenary Hall's lobby, International Convention Centre. With the theme 'Memperkasa Pasaran Halal Satu Borneo' or Empowering One Borneo Halal Market, the 2nd BIHAS gathers over 50 companies, entrepreneurs and halal product producers from Brunei Darussalam, Sabah, Sarawak and Kalimantan. The 2nd BIHAS is open to the public from 8 in the morning to 4:30 in the afternoon.
Source: Radio Television Brunei