The Brunei English Language Teachers' Association (BELTA), has organised its 11th Oratory Competition. Such a competition provides upper secondary students with the opportunity to experience public speaking and to help instil confidence in the use of English as a second language.

Awang Mohammad Zakwan bin Doctor Haji Airwan from Saint Margaret's School emerged champion and took home the challenge trophy sponsored by Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Lela Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Abdul Rahman Bin Dato Setia Haji Mohammed Taib, Speaker of the Legislative Council. Prizes were presented by Awang Haji Osman bin Haji Mohd Jair, Managing Director of Insurans Islam Tabung Amanah Islam Brunei (TAIB). Eight participants advanced to the final round of the competition. Also present was Awang Abdul Wafi bin Abdullah Sia, Vice President of BELTA.

Source: Radio Television Brunei