Preparations ongoing for Excellent Village Awards

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BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN

HIGH ranking officials and senior officers took a closer look at early preparation for the third National Level Excellent Village Awards (Anugerah Kampung Cemerlang (AKC)) yesterday.

Scheduled to be held at the International Convention Centre (ICC) in Berakas tomorrow Thursday Feb 27, rehearsals have been ongoing.

Among those who came to scrutinise and oversee the preparations of each team yesterday was the Grand Chamberlain Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Penggawa Laila Bentara Istiadat Diraja Dalam Istana Pengiran Hj Alauddin Pengiran Paduka Tuan Pengiran Hj Abu Bakar; Minister of Home Affairs Yang Berhormat Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Hj Awang Badaruddin Pengarah Dato Paduka Hj Awang Othman; Deputy Minister of Home Affairs Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Hj Halbi Hj Mohd Yussof; and senior officials.

As part of their visit, senior officials and the delegation of VIPs also took time to view the exhibits showcasing locally made products from 23 villages throughout the country.

The selected villages comprise 10 villages from Brunei-Muara, five from Belait, four from Tutong and Temburong, respectively.

These villages were selected to compete at the national level of the award after being pared down from 104 villages. -Sally Piri

The Brunei Times