The Reception Night and Knowledge Convention Appreciation Ceremonies was held on 27th November night. Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Ali bin Apong, Minister of Primary Resources and Tourism as the Co-Chairman of Knowledge Convention Steering Committee in his speech underscored the Knowledge Convention aims as a landmark of the intellectual leadership of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam and shows how the Monarch prioritises the importance of knowledge to society as well as a continuous platform for knowledge and valuable information and beneficial for citizens and residents in the country specifically in encouraging the involvement of youths.

Yang Berhormat added that the planned programmes in the Knowledge Convention 2018 showed the efforts that have been and are still actively implemented in further expanding the country's agriculture, agrifood and fishing sector. With the planned programmes, it is hoped that it can achieve the Knowledge Convention's objective, providing knowledge and information which can explained the role as well as the leadership of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam in the development related to the country's economy specifically agriculture sector.

The Reception Night and Knowledge Convention Appreciation Ceremonies were co-organised by the Prime Minister's Office; Ministry of Primary Resources and Tourism; Ministry of Finance and Economy AND Ministry of Energy (Energy and Manpower) and Industry. Also in attendance were Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji 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, Minister at the Prime Minister's Office and Second Minister of Finance and Economy and Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Doctor Awang Haji Mat Suny bin Haji Mohd Hussein, Minister of Energy (Energy and Manpower) and Industry as the Co-Chairmen of the Knowledge Convention Steering Committee 2018.

The ceremony ran concurrently with the presentation of certificates and souvenirs to 37 participants comprising special speakers, moderators and presenters of the premier working papers, premier talk and seminar. The presentation of certificates and souvenirs was officiated by Minister of Primary Resources and Tourism; Ministers at the Prime Minister's Office, Second Minister of Finance and Economy and Minister of Energy (Energy and Manpower) and Industry as the Co-Chairmen of the Knowledge Convention Steering Committee 2018.

Source: Radio Television Brunei