More than 60 Delegates from BIMP-EAGA (Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area) member countries convened in Bandar Seri Begawan for the 7th BIMP-EAGA Power and Energy Infrastructure Cluster (PEIC) Meeting on 22nd August 2019. Hosted by the Department of Electrical Services (DES) of the Ministry of Energy, Manpower and Industry (MEMI), the meeting had been preceded by a workshop on 21st August 2019. Present as the Guest of Honour at the opening session of the meeting was Yang Mulia Dayang Hajah Tutiaty binti Haji Abdul Wahab, Deputy Permanent Secretary (Corporate and Industry) at the Ministry of Energy, Manpower and Industry.
The Ministry of Energy, Manpower and Industry (MEMI) and its Department held a Korban Ceremony in conjunction with Hari Raya Aidil Adha for the year 1440 Hijrah / 2019 Masehi on Tuesday, 12th Zulhijjah 1440H / 13th August 2019M, together with associated statutory bodies. Jointly organized by Darussalam Enterprise (DARe) and Autoriti Elektrik Negara Brunei Darussalam (AENBD), MEMI, the event was held at the Banquet Hall, Prime Minister's Office Building. Present at the event as the Guest of Honour was Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Dr. Awang Haji Mat Suny bin Haji Mohd Hussein, Minister of Energy, Manpower and Industry.
JobCentre Brunei (JCB) under the Ministry of Energy, Manpower and Industry (MEMI), organised a "Mukim Connect" session for Temburong District on 8th August 2019. The event was held at Dewan Kemasyarakatan Mukim Bokok, Temburong. Present at the event was Yang Berhormat Awang Haji Emran bin Haji Sabtu, Member of the Legislative Council and Penghulu Mukim Bokok.
Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Dr. Awang Haji Mat Suny bin Haji Md. Hussein, Minister of Energy, Manpower and Industry attended the Youth Dialogue with Minister on Climate Change as the Guest of Honour on 5th August 2019 at Rimba Garden Central. The event was held as part of the closing ceremony for the 7th Green Leaders Camp. Organized by Green Brunei (a youth-led social enterprise that promotes environmental sustainability) and in collaboration with Brunei Climate Change Secretariat, Ministry of Energy, Manpower and Industry (MEMI) with the support of the Department of Youth and Sports, Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports (MCYS), and the Forestry Department, Ministry of Primary Resources and Tourism (MPRT), the event saw the participation of more than 100 youth.
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 Negara Brunei Darussalam and His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah ibni His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister's Office together with other members of the royal family, graced the 14th National Youth Day at the International Convention Centre (ICC), Berakas held on 3rd August 2019. Organized by the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports (MCYS), the 14th National Youth Day featured several exhibitions on the existing initiatives under the Government-led Youth Entrepreneurship Development programme including the Ministry of Energy, Manpower and Industry's i-Usahawan programme.
The Ministry of Energy, Manpower and Industry (MEMI) in conjunction with its first anniversary held a "Recital of Surah Yaasiin and Doa Kesyukuran" ceremony on Wednesday, 31st July 2019 at Ash-Shaliheen Mosque, Jalan Perdana Menteri. The ceremony was held as part of a religious activity to mark the first year establishment of the Ministry. 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 Awang Haji Azhar bin Haji Yahya, Permanent Secretary (Energy) at the Ministry of Energy, Manpower and Industry officiated the first EAGE/SPE Borneo Deepwater Symposium on 29th July 2019 at the Empire Hotel and Country Club. Themed "Synergy for Sustainable Development", the Symposium is being held from 29th to 30th July 2019. Organized by The European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE) in collaboration with Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), the symposium was attended by over 130 delegates from 29 organisations and 7 countries.
A delegation of forty six (46) officers and staff from the Ministry of Energy, Manpower and Industry (MEMI) and its Departments participated in the "Majlis Persembahan Malam-Malam Bercorak Keugamaan Sempena Perayaan Hari Keputeraan Kebawah Duli Yang Maha Mulia Paduka Seri Baginda Sultan dan Yang Di-Pertuan Negara Brunei Darussalam yang ke-73 tahun" (Nights of Religious activities in conjunction with His Majesty Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam 73rd Birthday celebration). The event took place at Istana Nurul Iman on Monday, 26th Zulkaedah 1440 H/29th July 2019 M.