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National Savings Day 2018 Roadshow Sekolah Menengah Sayyidina Ali Kuala Belait


PRESS RELEASE

NATIONAL SAVINGS DAY 2018 ROADSHOW

SEKOLAH MENENGAH SAYYIDINA ALI

KUALA BELAIT

MONDAY, 18TH SYAWAL 1439 CORRESPONDING TO 2ND JULY 2018

 

1.       Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam (AMBD) in collaboration with the Ministry of Education (MOE), Radio Television Brunei (RTB), Employee Trust Fund (TAP), as well as relevant agencies and financial institutions, held its second National Savings Day 2018 roadshow at Sekolah Menengah Sayyidina Ali, Kuala Belait , on Monday, 18th Syawal 1439 corresponding to 2nd July 2018.
2.       The guest of honour for the event was the Member of the Legislative Council, Yang Berhormat Awang Hanapi bin Mohd Siput, Village Head of Kampong Labi 1, Kuala Belait. Also present at the roadshow were senior officers from AMBD and MOE.

3.       Similar to the past years, the roadshow maintains the same theme of "Financially Literate Generation". In 2016, the National Savings Day activities were targeted to primary school students, followed by activities for secondary school students in 2017. This year, the National Savings Day roadshows are brought to sixth form centres and higher education institutions. This is a part of AMBD's efforts to develop a financially literate generation and recognize Brunei Vision 2035's objectives of achieving a dynamic and sustainable economy and a highly-skilled population.

4.       Around 400 students from sixth form centres and higher education institutions from across the country participated in interactive financial-related games and activities organized by AMBD, TAP, banks and insurance companies /takaful operators  and Junior Achievement Brunei. The games and activities gave the participants an introduction to financial management as well as some background on the local currency.

5.       The next roadshows will be held in Tutong District on 4th July 2018 followed by Brunei Muara District on 11th July 2018.

6.       The highlight of National Savings Day 2018 will be the Financial Fun Fair, which will be held at the Jerudong Park Colonnade on 4th August 2018 from 4pm to 10pm and on 5th August 2018 from 12pm to 6pm, and will feature a host of family fun-packed programs and interactive activities. Besides that, a Financial Showcase will also be held the following month, in September 2018.

7.       For additional information on National Savings Day 2018, members of the public can visit AMBD website at www.ambd.gov.bn/nsd2018, download the AMBD App via the App Store or Google Playstore, or follow AMBD on Instagram at @autoriti_monetari. 


  
Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam
Date:         13 Syawal 1439/ 27 June 2018

Ref:            AMBD/COMMS/3


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