Brunei Crown Prince: Towards Brunei Vision 2035
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN
Thursday, October 9, 2014 - HIS Royal Highness Prince Hj Al-Muhtadee Billah, the Crown Prince, Senior Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office and Chairman of the new Majlis Tertinggi Wawasan Brunei 2035 (Vision 2035 Executive Council) attended the council’s first meeting held at the West Wing Conference Room at the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) yesterday.
Upon HRH’s arrival, he was greeted by the Co-Deputy Chairman of the Council, Minister of Finance II Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Laila Setia Dato Seri Setia Hj Abd Rahman Hj Ibrahim, and Energy Minister Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Singamanteri Colonel (Rtd) Dato Seri Setia (Dr) Hj Md Yasmin Hj Umar.
The recital of surah Al-Fatihah and Doa started off the meeting.
In a sabda, His Royal Highness said that “the council’s main role is to intensively and systematically assist the efforts of various government agencies in realising the success of the vision’s goals”.
He went on to congratulate the members of the council and added that together they will “contribute ideas, share experiences and resolve to unite towards holistically and comprehensively achieving the vision’s goal”.
The PMO said in a statement that one of the main roles of the council is to ensure that the strategies and policies relating to the national development agenda are coordinated at the highest level in a more systematic manner while continually addressing issues and challenges to lead the country towards Vision Brunei 2035.
The meeting was also briefed on the Initial Review of Wawasan Brunei, the Governance Structure, and Terms of Reference of the Council, while also discussing the way forward for the council.
Members of the council also include Minister of Education YB Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Kerna Dato Seri Setia (Dr) Hj Awang Abu Bakar Hj Apong, Minister of Development YB Pehin Orang Kaya Indera Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Hj Suyoi Hj Osman, Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports YB Pehin Orang Kaya Pekerma Laila Diraja Dato Seri Setia Hj Hazair Hj Abdullah, Minister of Industry and Primary Resources YB Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Utama Dato Seri Setia Hj Yahya Begawan Mudim Dato Paduka Hj Bakar and Deputy Minister at the (PMO) Dato Paduka Hj Abd Wahab Juned.
The Brunei Times