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Financial Awareness Roadshow in Conjunction With National Savings Day 2019 Laksamana College of Business


PRESS RELEASE

FINANCIAL AWARENESS ROADSHOW

IN CONJUNCTION WITH NATIONAL SAVINGS DAY 2019

laksamana College of Business

TUESDAY, 26 ZULKAEDAH 1440H CORRESPONDING TO 30 JULY 2019M

 

  1. Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam (AMBD), in collaboration with the Ministry of Finance and Economy (MOFE) through the Department of Department of Economic Planning and Development (JPKE) and Tabung Amanah Pekerja (TAP), Ministry of Education (MOE), Junior Achievement (JA) Brunei, as well as several financial institutions, held the second Financial Awareness Roadshow in conjunction with National Savings Day 2019 at the Laksamana College of Business (LCB) on Tuesday, 26th Zulkaedah 1440H corresponding to 30th July 2019M.
     
  2. Present at the event were Yang Mulia Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Metussin bin Haji Baki, Acting Managing Director, AMBD and senior officers from AMBD.   
     
  3. The Financial Awareness Roadshow in conjunction with National Savings Day was first held in 2016. These roadshows aim to promote the importance of financial planning and savings, and to cultivate financial independence amongst youths across all ages. This is a part of AMBD's initiative to develop a financially literate generation, as well as to realise Wawasan Brunei 2035's objective in achieving a dynamic and sustainable economy with a highly-skilled population.
     
  4. Students from LCB and Kemuda Institute (KI) participated in interactive financial-related games and activities organised by AMBD, the Department of Economic Planning and Development (JPKE), Tabung Amanah Pekerja (TAP), Centre for Islamic Banking, Finance and Management (CIBFM), Financial Planning Association of Brunei Darussalam (FPAB), Junior Achievement (JA) Brunei as well as the present financial institutions.
     
  5. The next Financial Awareness Roadshow will be held Kolej International Graduates Studies (KIGS) on Wednesday, 31st July 2019.
     
  6. As with previous National Savings Day celebrations, AMBD will be hosting the annual Financial Fun Fair at the Jerudong Park Colonnade on Saturday, 17th August 2019 and Sunday, 18th August 2019. The event will feature a host of family fun-packed programs and interactive activities, including a special performance by Royal Brunei Police Forces, the "Financial Race" and the "Eco-Tech Financial Costume Competition".
     
  7. For additional information on National Savings Day 2019, members of the public can visit 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:                     26 Zulkaedah 1440/ 30 July 2019
    Ref:                        AMBD/COMMS/3
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