10th LegCo session from March 6

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THE first meeting of the 10th Legislative Council (LegCo) session will officially open next week on Thursday (March 6), a press statement from its secretariat said.

Following the opening ceremony, the meetings will take place the next day or on the date and time determined by the LegCo Speaker.

Held at the Legislative Council building on Jalan Kebangsaan, the meeting will be chaired by LegCo Speaker Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Laila Setia Bakti Diraja Dato Laila Utama Hj Awang Isa Pehin Datu Perdana Manteri Dato Laila Utama Hj Awang Ibrahim.

The meetings are set to discuss the national budget for the fiscal year 2014/2015. The proceedings will be open to the public, including the government and private education institutions who wish to provide exposure to their students on the procedures of discussions and presenting a draft law.

The meetings are divided into two sessions, the morning session starts from 9am to noon and afternoon session from 2pm to 4.30pm. Assisting the speaker during the proceedings will be Pehin Orang Kaya Pekerma Jaya Dato Paduka Awang Hj Judin Hj Asar as Clerk I to the Legislative Council and Dato Paduka Awang Hj Abd Salam Abd Momin as Clerk II to the Legislative Council. Further information on the 10th session of the LegCo can be found at www.majlis-mesyuarat.gov.bn or contact the LegCo Secretariat at 2384286 or 2381611.

The Brunei Times