Brunei trio steeped in cultural diversity

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Brunei (Borneo Bulletin/ANN) - Three Brunei students joined students from other countries at the International Friendship Day (IFD) Fiesta 2019 in Singapore to learn more about the cultural diversity. 

The three students - Year 9 student Mohammad Zuhairi bin Zuriami and Year 10 students Siti Rabbiatul Adawiyah binti Md Faisal and Nurul Syafiqah binti Haji Antin - were champions of the Permata Nilam Mutiara Poetry Competition between Secondary Schools, Colleges and Sixth Form Centres 2019.
They were selected to represent Brunei Darussalam in the event by the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports (MCYS) and Ministry of Education (MoE). 
The delegation is led by Education Officer at the Berakas Secondary School Hajah Noorlelawaty binti Haji Md Yassin,
The IFD Fiesta 2019 is a sub-committee cultural project under the ASEAN Committee on Culture and Information (COCI) and organised by the SDC to encourage learning about cultural diversity and similarities and the importance of friendships between countries. 


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