The Ministry of Energy, Manpower and Industry (MEMI), its Department and Agencies held a Doa Selamat ceremony on 13th Zulkaedah 1440H / 16th July 2019 for officers and staff who will perform their Haj pilgrimage for the year 1440H / 2019M. Jointly organized by the Ministry's Energy Downstream Business Division and Science, Technology and Innovation Division, the event was held at the Prime Minister's Office Building. Present as the Guest of Honour was Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Dr. Awang Haji Mat Suny bin Haji Md. Hussein, Minister of Energy, Manpower and Industry.
Yang Mulia Dayang Hajah Tutiaty binti Haji Abdul Wahab, Deputy Permanent Secretary (Corporate and Industry) at the Ministry of Energy, Manpower and Industry cum Registrar of Cooperatives for Brunei Darussalam, conducted a working visit to two (2) cooperatives in Brunei-Muara, namely, Koperasi Ikatan Teluk Mewah (ITM) Berhad and Koperasi Kakitangan Jabatan Kerja Raya (SAMAKAYA) Brunei Darussalam Berhad on Wednesday 10th July 2019.
The 2nd Joint Committee Meeting (JCM) was held on 4th July 2019 in Clark Freeport Zone, Pampanga, Philippines. The JCM was co-chaired by Honorable Abdulgani M. Macatoman, Undersecretary at the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) of the Republic of the Philippines, and Yang Mulia Dayang Hajah Tutiaty Haji Abdul Wahab, the Deputy Permanent Secretary (Corporate and Industry) of the Ministry of Energy, Manpower and Industry.
A contract signing ceremony was held on Tuesday, 2nd July 2019 at RUANG BN in the Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Complex for two local startup companies who will be providing their services to Brunei National Petroleum Company Sdn Bhd (PetroleumBRUNEI) under the umbrella of the i-Usahawan initiative driven by the Ministry of Energy, Manpower and Industry. The signing ceremony was held at. Present as the Guest of Honour was Yang Mulia Awang Haji Zolkiflee bin Haji Abdul Karim, Permanent Secretary (Manpower) at the Ministry of Energy, Manpower and Industry.
Safety, Health and Environment National Authority (SHENA),a newly established national regulator for workplace safety and health, environmental and radiation matters, organized a Brunei Industry Group (BIG) Forum on 25th June 2019 at the Main Theatre Hall, Prime Minister's Office Building. The Forum is part of SHENA's ongoing engagements with stakeholders in pursuit of its mission to make Brunei Darussalam a safe place to work and live in. The BIG Forum has been set up to provide an interactive platform where SHENA is able to interface with relevant government and other stakeholders. Present as the Guest of Honour was Yang Mulia Awang Haji Azhar Bin Haji Yahya, Permanent Secretary (Energy) at the Ministry of Energy, Manpower and Industry.
The 76th Meeting of ASEAN Committee on Science, Technology and Innovation (COSTI-76) and other related meetings were held on 24-28th June 2019 in Bali, Indonesia. COSTI-76 was chaired by Dr. Rowena Cristina L. Guevara, Vice Minister/Undersecretary for Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology, the Republic of the Philippines cum ASEAN COSTI Chairperson. COSTI also held consultations with a number of its dialogues partners such as with the European Union, Republic of Korea and the United States. A COSTI Retreat was also held on 28th June focusing discussion on how to better prepare for and fully harness the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
The Ministry of Energy, Manpower and Industry (MEMI), its Department and Agencies held a Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebration for its officers and staff on Saturday, 17th Syawal 1440H / 22nd June 2019M at the Banquet Hall, Prime Minister's Office. The celebration was organized by the Ministry's Human Resource and Corporate Division and Energy Upstream Division. Present as the Guest of Honour was Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Dr. Awang Haji Mat Suny bin Haji Md. Hussein, Minister of Energy, Manpower and Industry.
Yang Mulia Dato Seri Paduka Awang Haji Matsatejo bin Sokiaw, Deputy Minister of Energy, Manpower and Industry joined other key senior government officials during the high level dialogue session of the National Youth Congress 2019 (NYC 2019) on 17th June 2019. Organized by the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports (MCYS) and its strategic partners, the event was held at the International Convention Centre (ICC) from 16th to 17th June 2019. Representative from the Ministry of Energy, Manpower and Industry (MEMI) also participated as panelists of the forum sessions during the opening session of the congress.