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Financial Awareness Roadshow In Conjunction With National Savings Day 2019 Universiti Teknologi Brunei


PRESS RELEASE

FINANCIAL AWARENESS ROADSHOW

IN CONJUNCTION WITH NATIONAL SAVINGS DAY 2019

Universiti Teknologi Brunei

THURSDAY, 28 ZULKAEDAH 1440H CORRESPONDING TO 1 AUGUST 2019M

 

  1. Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam (AMBD), in collaboration Tabung Amanah Pekerja (TAP), Ministry of Finance and Economy (MOFE), Ministry of Education (MOE), Junior Achievement (JA) Brunei, and several financial institutions held the fourth Financial Awareness Roadshow in conjunction with National Savings Day 2019 at Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB) on Thursday, 28th Zulkaedah 1440H corresponding to 1st August 2019M.
     
  2. The Guest of Honour of the event was Yang Berhormat Awang Iswandy bin Ahmad, Member of the Legislative Council. Also in attendance were Yang Mulia Awang Haji Ady Syarmin bin Haji Md. Taib, Acting Vice Chancellor of UTB as well as senior officers from AMBD and UTB.
     
  3. The Financial Awareness Roadshow also aims to equip university students with financial management skills before embarking into the workforce and also to assist in fostering an overall healthy financial lifestyle.
     
  4. Over 100 students from Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB) participated in interactive financial-related games and activities organized 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 participating financial institutions.
     
  5. The next, and final, Financial Awareness Roadshow will be held at Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) on Monday, 5th August 2019.
     
  6. AMBD will also be hosting its annual Financial Fun Fair, which is the highlight of the National Savings Day 2019. The Financial Fun Fair will be held on Saturday, 17th August 2019 and Sunday, 18th August 2019 at the Jerudong Park Colonnade. The event will feature various 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 more information on National Savings Day 2019, members of the public can visit the AMBD website 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:                     28 Zulkaedah 1440/ 1 August 2019
    Ref:                        AMBD/COMMS/3

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