NATIONAL SAVINGS DAY 2018 ROADSHOW
SEKOLAH UGAMA ARAB MENENGAH
PENGIRAN RAJA ISTERI PENGIRAN ANAK HAJAH SALEHA,
WEDNESDAY, 13TH SYAWAL 1439 CORRESPONDING TO 27TH JUNE 2018
1. Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam (AMBD), in collaboration with the Ministry of Education (MOE), Ministry of Religious Affairs (MORA), Radio Television Brunei (RTB), the Employee Trust Fund (TAP), as well as related agencies and financial institutions, held its first National Savings Day 2018 roadshow at Sekolah Ugama Arab Menengah Pengiran Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Hajah Saleha (SUAMPRIPAHS), Kampong Katok, on Wednesday, 13th Syawal 1439 corresponding to 27th June 2018.2. The Guest of Honour for the event was Yang Berhormat Khairunnisa binti Ash'ari, Member of the Legislative Council. Also present during the roadshow were senior officers from AMBD, as well as senior officers from Ministry of Education, Ministry of Religious Affairs, Brunei-Muara District Office, and SUAMPRIPAHS.
3. With the theme "Financially Literate Generation", the roadshow is hoped to increase awareness on the importance of savings, financial independence and to encourage individuals and households, in particular students, to be more financially-savvy in the future. This is in line with AMBD's efforts to develop a financially literate generation and drive the Brunei Vision 2035 objectives towards achieving a dynamic and sustainable economy, as well as highly-skilled population.4. 100 students from sixth form centres and secondary schools in the Brunei-Muara District were invited to participate in interactive financial-related games and activities organized by AMBD, TAP, BIBD, Baiduri Bank and Junior Achievement. The games and activities gave an introduction on financial management and also local currency.
5. The next roadshow will be held on Monday, 2nd July in the Belait District, followed by roadshows in the Tutong District on Wednesday, 4th July, and once again in the Brunei-Muara District on Wednesday, 11th July.
6. Other events planned in conjunction with National Savings Day 2018 are the Financial Fun Fair, which will be held at the Jerudong Park Colonnade on Saturday, 4th August 2018 from 4pm to 10pm, and Sunday, 5th August from 12pm to 6pm. The Financial Fun Fair will feature a host of family fun-filled programs and interactive activities; and the Financial Showcase in September 2018.7. For more information on National Savings Day 2018, members of the public can visit AMBD's website at www.ambd.gov.bn/nsd2018; download AMBD App from 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
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