The First Meeting of the 2018 Knowledge Convention Driving Committee in conjunction with His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam's 72nd Birthday, among other things discussed the establishment of the Driving Committee and Work Committees to run the planned event throughout the 2018 Knowledge Convention Celebration and its concept. This includes the Concept and Theme as well as the 2018 Knowledge Convention Content Programme.
The meeting was presided by Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Ali bin Apong, Minister of Primary Resources and Tourism as the Co-Chairman. This year's Knowledge Convention also highlights the economic sector that focused on agricultural field as the main agenda. Also present, Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Haji Awang Abdul Mokti bin Haji Mohd Daud, Minister at the Prime Minister's Office; Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Doctor Awang Haji Mohd Amin Liew bin Abdullah, Second Minister of Finance; and Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Doctor Awang Haji Mat Suny bin Haji Mohd Hussein, Minister of Energy and Industry, as the Co-Chairpersons of the 2018 Knowledge Convention Drive Committee; as well as Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Seri Maharaja Dato Paduka Seri Setia Doctor Ustaz Haji Awang Abdul Aziz bin Juned, The State Mufti, as the Advisor of the 2018 Knowledge Convention Drive Committee.
Also present Dato Seri Paduka Awang Ahmaddin bin Haji Abdul Rahman, Deputy Minister of Finance; Dato Seri Paduka Awang Haji Matsatejo bin Sokiaw, Deputy Minister of Energy and Industry, as the Co-Deputies Chairman of 2018 Knowledge Convention Drive Committee.
Source: Radio Television Brunei