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Mind Our Children Programme raises parents awareness level


Press Release: Information Department / Photo: Ampuan Haji Mahmud Ampuan Haji Tengah

TEMBURONG, Monday, October 22. - Through the Mind Our Children Programme, mukim and village communities, particularly those with young children will gain knowledge that can help them monitor and act if they are aware of their children's suspicious behaviour

Parents or guardians are also expected to always speak with their children in order to establish a good relationship among the family, community and the public.

The matter is being highlighted by the Deputy Director of Information, Dayang Hajah Noorashidah binti Haji Aliomar as Chairman of the Mind Our Children Programme (AAK) held at the Community Hall, Mukim Bokok, Temburong District on October 18.

The AAK was organised by the Department of Information through Temburong Information Branch for Mukim Bokok with the cooperation of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), the Department of Internal Security (ISD) and IT Protective Security Services (ITPSS) Sdn. Bhd.

Present as guest of honour is the Legislative Council Member, Yang Berhormat, Awang Haji Emran bin Haji Sabtu as Penghulu of Mukim Bokok.

The first briefing was presented by ISD's representatives on the duties and responsibilities of the department including internal security issues under its watch.

While briefing on cyber threats and crime was presented by Operations Officer of ITPSS Sdn. Bhd., Pengiran Mohd. Farrid Zulhusni bin Pengiran Aziz with the title of 'Keeping Children Safe Online'.

Also shared is a smart user tips in the use of technology including parental guidance in monitoring IT usage among children.

While Narcotics Officers, Awang Wasli bin Haji Tuah presented a briefing on the disadvantages of drug abuse amongst the people who are worryingly increasing and need to be taken seriously.

The briefing also shares information on dealing with children who have fallen into these unhealthy activities.

The programme was attended by 119 people from the village heads of the Mukim Bokok, Mukim and Village Consultative Council Members, Takmir Mosque and Muslimah, Parents and Teachers Association (PTA) and residents from the mukim.

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