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4th Financial Fun Fair in Conjunction With National Savings Day 2019 Jerudong Park Colonnade


PRESS RELEASE

4th FINANCIAL FUN FAIR

IN CONJUNCTION WITH NATIONAL SAVINGS DAY 2019

JERUDONG PARK COLONNADE

SATURDAY, 16 ZULHIJJAH 1440 CORRESPONDING TO 17 AUGUST 2019

 

  1. Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam (AMBD), in collaboration with Tabung Amanah Perkerja (TAP), Ministry of Finance and Economy (MOFE), Junior Achievement (JA) Brunei, and other participating financial institutions, held the first day of the 4th Financial Fun Fair in conjunction with National Savings Day 2019 at the Jerudong Park Colonnade on Saturday, 16 Zulhijjah 1440 corresponding to 17 August 2019.
     
  2. The Guest of Honour, Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Kerna Dato Seri Setia (Dr.) Haji Awang Abu Bakar bin Haji Apong, Minister of Home Affairs as the Deputy Chairman of AMBD's Board of Directors, officiated the opening ceremony of the event. Also present were Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Haji Awang Abdul Mokti bin Haji Mohd Daud, Minister at the Prime Minister's Office; Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Dr. Awang Haji Mohd Amin Liew bin Abdullah, Minister at the Prime Minister's Office and Minister of Finance and Economy II; and Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Hamzah bin Haji Sulaiman, Minister of Education; other members of AMBD Board of Directors, the Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF), Permanent Secretaries, Deputy Permanent Secretaries, Senior Government and AMBD Officers, and Chief Executive Officers and Managing Directors of local financial institutions; as well as AMBD officers and staff.
     
  3. Carrying the theme "Fusion of Green and Technology," the objective of the Financial Fun Fair is to emphasise the importance of being environmentally-friendly and, subsequently, for the public to realise that this concept can also be extended to daily financial transactions and decisions, which may include the utilising of technology.
     
  4. Institutions participating in the event include the Centre for Islamic Banking, Finance and Mangement (CIBFM), Perbadanan Tabung Amanah Islam Brunei (TAIB), BIBD, Brunei Association of Banks (BAB), Baiduri Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam Securities (BIBDS), Insurans Islam TAIB (IIT), Takaful Brunei Keluarga (TBK) and Great Eastern Life Assurance.
     
  5. The event offers a variety of fun-packed, interactive activities including the Financial Race and other financial-related activities by the participating institutions. Additionally, the event features performances by the Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) and the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF). The Financial Fun Fair will continue on Sunday, 18 August 2019. Tickets to the Financial Fun Fair can be purchased from the AMBD Ticketing Booth, at Jerudong Park Playground, on Saturday, 18 August 2019 from 9am to 3pm.
     
  6. For additional information on National Savings Day 2019, members of the public can visit AMBD website at https://www.ambd.gov.bn/nsd2019; download the AMBD App via the App Store or Google PlayStore; or follow AMBD on Instagram at @autoriti_monetari.

    Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam

    Date:         16 Zulhijjah 1440 / 17 August 2019
    Ref:            AMBD/COMMS/3

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