First Steering Committee Meeting for the Knowledge Convention 2021

The First Steering Committee Meeting for the Knowledge Convention 2021 in conjunction with His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam's 75th Birthday celebration has discussed on theme proposal and programmes pertaining to the Knowledge Convention 2021 celebration and other related matters. The Knowledge Convention signifies His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam's intellectual leadership, in particular His Majesty's stature as an Islamic Leader who strongly emphasises the significance of knowledge for all levels of the society. The meeting was held yesterday morning at the Prime Minister's Office.

The meeting was chaired by Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Haji Awang Abdul Mokti bin Haji Mohd Daud, Minister at the Prime Minister's Office as Co-Chairperson of the Knowledge Convention 2021 Steering Committee. Also present were Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Seri Maharaja Dato Paduka Seri Setia Doctor Ustaz Haji Awang Abdul Aziz bin Juned, the State Mufti as Advisor of the Knowledge Convention 2021 Steering Committee and several cabinet ministers as Co-Chairpersons of the Knowledge Convention 2021 Steering Committee. Since it was launched in 2004, the Knowledge Convention highlighted various themes including Science and Technology: Catalyst of Development and Enhancing the Ummah's Quality of Life, Agriculture Sector: Survivability of Race and Nation and Islamic Manuscript the Landmark of Muslim Ummah Civilisation.

Source: Radio Television Brunei