MoH celebrates Raya with healthy food
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN
THE Ministry of Health (MoH) held a “healthy food” themed Hari Raya celebration yesterday for its staff members at Dewan Al-Afiah at the ministry’s building.
Gracing the event as the guest of honour was Minister of Health Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Johan Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Hj Adanan Begawan Pehin Siraja Khatib Dato Seri Setia Hj Mohd Yusof.
In his brief speech, the minister shared that the annual Hari Raya Aidil Fitri get-together event was aimed at strengthening the bond between the ministry’s officials and as one of the ministry’s social events to nurture positive ties among invited guests.
YB Pehin Dato Hj Adanan said that the smooth-running operation for healthcare was only possible with the understanding and support from the family members of officers and staff.
The health minister remind officers and staff of their responsibility that they have towards the healthcare of the general public and urged them to continuously improve their services.
“What I hope to emphasise here is the great role that family members play in carrying out duties as they are an important factor in helping us reach our goals,” said the minister.
According to MoH, the gathering was one of the ministry’s annual events, aimed at enlivening Hari Raya celebrations and strengthening friendship between different staff within the ministry.
Guests were treated to a special buffet featuring healthy nutritious food, entertainment and lucky draw. The minister also toured the “healthy food” exhibition outside the main hall, where each department prepared a special stall displaying examples of healthy menus.
Over 200 people attended the event, which was organised this year by the Health Promotion Centre (HPC) and the Department of Estate Management under MoH.
The Brunei Times