MoF hands out 32 long service honorary medal awards

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BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN

THIRTY-TWO officers and staff from the Ministry of Finance and its departments received Long Service Honorary Medal Awards in a ceremony held yesterday.

The ceremony was held to mark the 68th and 69th birthday celebrations of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, for the years 2014 and 2015.

The honorary medals were presented by Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office and Second Minister of Finance Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Laila Setia Dato Seri Setia Hj Abdul Rahman Hj Ibrahim.

Also in attendance were Deputy Minister of Finance (Fiscal) Dato Paduka Hj Hisham Hj Mohd Hanifah; Deputy Minister of Finance (Investment) Dato Paduka Dr Hj Mohd Amin Liew Abdullah and other officials from the ministry and its various departments.

In his remarks, Hj Nazmi Hj Mohamad, permanent secretary (management and international) at the Ministry of Finance, said the presentation of the medals aims to honour the officers and staff for their contribution and dedication in the government sector for 20 years.

Hj Nazmi also called on the civil servants attending the ceremony to actively participate in various activities held by the ministry and its departments as well as take part in the activities held at the national level.

Speaking on the sidelines of the event, one of the recipients, Ria Moksin, a senior investment clerk, expressed her gratitude for receiving the medal. Ria, who has been serving in the government sector for 20 years, said the medal will motivate her to continue to do her work as best as she can. She also hoped the award ceremony will further motivate other civil servants to demonstrate honesty and being trustworthy when performing their work.

Sharing a similar sentiment, Hj Yahya Hj Berudin, a storeman Grade II of the Department of Supply and State Store, also thanked the Government of His Majesty for giving him the award. He called on the younger public servants to comply with instructions given and not be afraid to ask questions to their superiors.

The Brunei Times