The main objective in organizing the Knowledge Convention is to act as a landmark of the intellectual leadership of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam who emphasizes on the importance of knowledge for the community by providing invaluable knowledge and information for the citizens and residents in the country. The matter was stated by Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Haji Awang Abdul Mokti bin Haji Mohd Daud, Minister at the Prime Minister's Office as the Co-Chairman of the Knowledge Convention 2019 Steering Committee during the Knowledge Convention Reception and Appreciation Ceremony 2019 in conjunction with His Majesty's 73rd birthday celebration last night.

The minister added it is hoped that the convention will be able to highlight the importance and role of the Islamic Manuscripts written in the past and present in the Ummah's development and can be understood by the people especially younger generation.

During the event Special lecturers, panellists, moderators and seminar paper presenters for the Launching Ceremony, Premier Forum, Premier Talk and Knowledge Convention 2019 Seminar received certificates and souvenirs. It was also aimed to appreciate the contributions and ideas by the working committee members in making the event a success. Also present was Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Seri Maharaja Dato Paduka Seri Setia Doktor Ustaz Haji Awang Abdul Aziz bin Juned, the State Mufti, Advisor of the Knowledge Convention 2019 Steering Committee. The ceremony is jointly organized by the Prime Minister's Office, Ministry of Religious Affairs and the Ministry of Culture Youth and Sports

Source: Radio Television Brunei