The Belait District Branch of Pertiwi Association has organised a Domestic Science Competition and Exhibition in conjunction with His Majesty Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam's 72nd birthday celebration.

35 exhibits were entered in four categories namely flower arrangement, sewing, weaving and cooking of traditional and new dishes and cakes. The first place winner was Dayang Hasmah binti Haji Hamdi, while second and third places were won by Dayang Syarifah Pauza binti Haji Wan Hil and Dayang Roosimini binti Darsono. The prizes were presented by Dayangku Haryanti binti Pengiran Haji Petra, the Head of the Department of Environment, Parks and Recreation, JASTRE and a member of the Kuala Belait and Seria Municipal Board. Among other things, the competition gave women in the Belait District the opportunity to showcase their skills and share them with the visitors. The event was held at Kampung Pandan Civic Centre in Kuala Belait.

Source: Radio Television Brunei