NATIONAL SAVINGS DAY 2018 ROADSHOW
PUSAT TINGKATAN ENAM TUTONG
WEDNESDAY, 20TH SYAWAL 1439 CORRESPONDING TO 4TH JULY 2018
1. Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam (AMBD) in collaboration with the Ministry of Finance through the Employee Trust Fund (TAP), Ministry of Education (MOE) and Radio Television Brunei (RTB) along with relevant agencies and financial institutions, held its third National Savings Day 2018 roadshow at Pusat Tingkatan Enam Tutong, on Wednesday, 20th Syawal 1439 corresponding to 4th July 2018.2. The guests of honour for the event were Members of the Legislative Council, Yang Berhormat Awang Haji Abdul Wahab bin Apong, Penghulu of Mukim Tanjong Maya, Tutong and Yang Berhormat Awang Ramli bin Haji Lahit, Penghulu of Mukim Telisai, Tutong. Senior officers from AMBD and MOE were also present at the event.
3. Similar to previous National Savings Day roadshows over the years, the roadshow follows the same theme –"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 across the country. 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 with a highly-skilled population. 4. Around 400 students from sixth form centres and higher education institutions participated in interactive financial-related games and activities prepared and organized by AMBD, TAP, banks and insurance companies/ takaful operators and Junior Achievement Brunei. The games and activities aimed to introduce students to financial management concepts as well as some background on the local currency.
5. The final roadshow will be held in the Brunei and Muara District next week on Wednesday, 11th July 2018 at IBTE Sultan Saiful Rijal.
6. The highlight of National Savings Day 2018 will be the 3rd 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. The fun fair will feature a host of family fun-packed programs and interactive activities. 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 DarussalamDate: 20 Syawal 1439/ 4 Julai 2018
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