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Increase students’ knowledge about ASEAN


News and Photo: Marlinawaty Hussin

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Wednesday, June 6. - The International Affairs Unit, Department of Information as the Secretariat of the ASEAN Sub-committee on Information, organised get to know ASEAN Roadshow at Sultan Muhammad Jamalul Alam Secondary School (SMJA).
 
Present at the programme was the SMJA Principal, Awang Haji Juma'ata Sonadey bin Haji Mornie; Deputy Principal of SMJA, Ricky Chong Meng Ho and the teachers of the school.
 
The briefing was attended by 186 students of Year 7 and 183 of Year 9 students of the school.
 
The briefing was presented by Information Officer, Head of International Affairs Unit, Information Department, Dayang Mufidah binti Abdul Halim as the Secretariat for Sub-Committee on Information.
 
The briefing followed by a quiz presented by the Information Officer, Awang Isa bin Haji Abdul Rahman and presentation of prizes to the students who answered the quiz.
 
The roadshow seeks to expose and disseminate information related to ASEAN to school students in this country as they are the youths who play a vital role in catalysing the country in colouring the pattern of civilisation of the nation, to form a future generation.
 
It is also intended to raise the awareness and knowledge of school children on ASEAN, as well as to identify the extent to which students are aware of ASEAN by instilling awareness and sense of belonging among school children as an ASEAN community.
 
The briefing also promotes awareness and sense of belonging among school students as an ASEAN community, in line with ASEAN motto: One Vision, One Identity, One Community.
 
The programme is part of the department ongoing efforts in inspiring patriotism and unity (ASEAN-ness) among students, in equally appreciating the function and purpose of ASEAN establishment and to strengthen the department relationship with the community, especially students in this country.

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