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Financial Awareness Roadshow in Conjunction With National Savings Day 2019 Universiti Brunei Darussalam


PRESS RELEASE

FINANCIAL AWARENESS ROADSHOW

IN CONJUNCTION WITH NATIONAL SAVINGS DAY 2019

Universiti Brunei Darussalam

MONDAY, 3 ZULHIJJAH 1440H CORRESPONDING TO 5 AUGUST 2019

 

  1. Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam (AMBD), in collaboration with Tabung Amanah Pekerja (TAP), Ministry of Finance and Economy (MOFE), Ministry of Education (MOE), Junior Achievement (JA) Brunei, and several financial institutions held the fifth and final day of Financial Awareness Roadshow of the National Savings Day 2019 at the Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) on Monday, 3rd Zulhijjah 1440H corresponding to 5th August 2019.
     
  2. Guests of Honour of the event were Yang Berhormat Dayang Siti Rozaimeriyanty binti Dato Seri Laila Jasa  Awang Haji Abdul Rahman, Member of the Legislative Council, and Yang Berhormat Awang Haji Abdul Wahab bin Apong, Member of the Legislative Council and Penghulu of Mukim Tanjung Maya. Also present was Yang Mulia Dayang Hajah Rubiah binti Haji Yacub, Assistant Vice-Chancellor, Corporate and Administration, UBD as well as senior officers and management from AMBD, TAP and UBD.
     
  3. The Financial Awareness Roadshow aims to equip university students with financial management skills before embarking into the workforce and to foster an overall healthy financial lifestyle.
     
  4. Approximately 550 students from local universities and higher education institutions participated in interactive financial-related games and activities which introduced financial management concepts including savings, investments, takaful and insurance and retirement planning to name a few. These activities were organised by AMBD, Tabung Amanah Pekerja (TAP), Department of Economic Planning and Development (JPKE), Centre for Islamic Banking, Finance and Management (CIBFM), Financial Planning Association of Brunei Darussalam (FPAB), Junior Achievement (JA) Brunei as well as financial institutions.
     
  5. The next event in line to celebrate National Savings Day 2019 is the 4th Financial Fun Fair –a 2 day fun-filled event. The event will be held at the Jerudong Park Colonnade on Saturday, 17th August 2019 and Sunday, 18th August 2019. Various family fun-packed programs and interactive activities will be run during the event.
     
  6. For additional information on National Savings Day 2019, members of the public can visit the AMBD website at www.ambd.gov.bn, download the AMBD App via the App Store or Google PlayStore, or follow AMBD on Instagram at @autoriti_monetari.
     

    Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam

    Date:                     3 Zulhijjah 1440/ 5 August 2019
    Ref:                        AMBD/COMMS/3

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