Strategies for Temburong District’s Development

The Ministry of Development has drafted several strategies for the development of Temburong District to meet the needs of the residents which are expected to increase with the opening of the Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Bridge. This includes infrastructure upgrades on Bangar Town and a more organised environmental management. The Minister of Development said several projects to upgrade the water supply have been carried out for both short and long-terms apart from land use management through the exploration of new sites in Temburong District in line with the 'Pembangunan Berdaya Tahan dengan Pertumbuhan Ekonomi Hijau' or Sustainable Development with Green Economic Growth concept stressed by the Temburong District Development Authority, AKDT. In an interview during the Special Programme, Temburong: Permata Hijau Negara Brunei Darussalam, Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Ingenieur Awang Haji Suhaimi bin Haji Gafar, as the Deputy Co-Chairman of AKDT also explained several measures that have been and will be implemented to ensure the Temburong District environment is protected, among them, by identifying any development activities that will impact the environment.

Source: Radio Television Brunei