60 events are lined up throughout the Brunei December Festival. The festival will be enlivened with various activities that will be opened to locals and foreigners. Among the programmes including Food and Islamic Festivals, apart from sports and recreational activities. The Minister of Primary Resources and Tourism explained that the highlight event will be the 'Jalinan Kelupis Terpanjang', Science Festival 2018 and Drone Race. Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Ali bin Apong stated the matter yesterday morning during the launching of Brunei December Festival 2018 Awareness Campaign. The ceremony was held at the Ministry of Primary Resources and Tourism. Yang Berhormat further said, for the first time, the Brunei Book of Records will be introduced, to record new achievements made by the country.
Aside from launching the campaign, Yang Berhormat also officiated the 'Brunei Event Magazine' and the 'Musafir Guide Book'. The magazine provides a useful information to assist tourists in making schedule at best time to visit Brunei Darussalam or plan activities while in the country. The Musafir Guide book provides information to Muslim travellers pertaining to prayer.
The Brunei December Festival is supported by the Ministry of Home Affairs; Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports, Ministry of Religious Affairs; Ministry of Education; Ministry of Communications and Ministry of Health as well as Foreign Missions in the country. Also present was Yang Berhormat Haji Awang Abdul Hamid ALIAS Haji Sabli bin Haji Arsad, Member of the Legislative Council as the President Travel Agents Association in Brunei.
Source: Radio Television Brunei