Saturday, September 19, 2015

Thailand To Host Next Brunei-Thailand Joint Musical Performance

Permanent Secretary (Media and Cabinet) at the Prime Minister’s Office, Haji Mohd Rozan bin Dato Pad-uka Haji Mohd Yunos and Deputy Director-General of the Public Relations Department of Thailand, Charoon Chaisorn during the meeting

Thailand to host ‘Alai Pa Plern’
Posted date: September 18, 2015

| Lyna Mohamad |

THAILAND will be hosting the next ‘Alai Pa Plern’, entitled ‘Concert of Dreams’, and which will carry the theme ‘Power of Dreams’ in August 2016, at the Public Relations Department Auditorium in Bangkok, Thailand.

This was mentioned at the 14th Joint Technical Committee (JTC) Meeting closing ceremony yesterday, by the Permanent Secretary (Media and Cabinet) at the Prime Minister’s Office, Haji Mohd Rozan bin Dato Paduka Haji Mohd Yunos.

In his speech, the permanent secretary said that Radio Televisyen Brunei (RTB) had presented a revised concept of the Joint Musical Variety show to the National Broadcasting Services of Thailand, and expressed hope that the new concept would attract a wider audience, particularly the youth. He also believed that it would deliver the key message of friendship, harmony and cooperation, and create greater understanding between the people of both nations. The permanent secretary also noted that a 15-year commemorative documentary, on Brunei Darussalam and Thailand’s mutual cooperation in the fields of broadcasting and information, will be telecast next year.

The permanent secretary extended his appreciation to the National News Bureau of Thailand, for contributing news features and items to RTB; and also to Asean Television News (ATN) flagship, stating that these were just some of the endless efforts to increase public awareness on the Asean Community 2015.

The permanent secretary also mentioned the continuing exchange of government personnel and private media between the two countries, and hoped that the visit by the Thai delegation to Brunei next week would further strengthen the bilateral cooperation between the Public Relations Department of Thailand and Brunei’s Information Department.He also hoped that the visit would help to convey about life in Brunei to the people of Thailand.

Yesterday’s closing ceremony of the meeting on cooperation in the field of information and broadcasting, took place at the Prime Minister’s Office, and concluded with a signing of a ‘Letter of Transmittal’ between both countries.

Signing on behalf of the government of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, was Haji Mohd Rozan bin Dato Paduka Haji Mohd Yunos, Permanent Secretary (Media and Cabinet) at the Prime Minister’s Office; while representing the Thai government was the Deputy Director-General of the Public Relations Department of Thailand, Charoon Chaisorn.

In a brief address, Charoon noted the progress made in various areas of the cooperation under the memorandum; yet much remains to be done, as both countries prepare for the new Asean Community, at the end of this year.

Various agenda related to information and broadcasting was discussed in the two-day meeting, which served as a platform to strengthen cooperation, and enhance bilateral ties between both governments.

Courtesy of Borneo Bulletin

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