Thursday, March 26, 2009

25th March 2009, Wednesday - Seminar Bahasa MABBIM 2009 was held from today, 25th March 2009, until tomorrow, 26th March 2009, at Level 4, Songket Ballroom, Hotel Antarabangsa Rizqun, Gadong, Brunei Darussalam. And I am one of the participants of the seminar.

The seminar was held in conjunction with Sidang Ke-48 Majlis Bahasa Brunei Darussalam-Indonesia-Malaysia (MABBIM) which will be held from 27th to 28th Mac 2009.

The theme of this year seminar is "Menangani Masalah Sikap Bahasa Melayu/Indonesia dalam Rangka Pendewasaan Bangsa".

The seminar was officiated by Yang Mulia Dato Paduka Awang Haji Jemat bin Haji Ampal, Brunei's Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Culture, Youth, and Sport.

In conjunctions with the official launching ceremony of the seminar, the Guest of Honour also launched a number of books:

  1. Pedoman Umum Ejaan Rumi Bahasa Melayu.

  2. Kompilasi Keputusan Umum Sidang MBIM/MABBIM dari tahun 1972 hingga 2008, Jilid 1 dan Jilid 2.

  3. Buletin MABBIM

  4. Monograf Istilah Peribumi Nama-Nama Ikan.
After breaktime, Pengiran Dato Seri Setia Dr. Haji Mohammad bin Pengiran Haji Abdul Rahman, Deputy Minister of Education, delivered his key note address. The title of his paper was "Sistem Pendidikan Sebagai Pengukuh Bahasa Ibunda"

And, one day, before the participants of the seminar confirmed their registration and get their name tag, bag, and the invitation card.


The Seminar's bag.
My name tag.
The invitation card.
The venue.
Registration of the particiapants.
Registration table.
This is my table.
The recital of Surah al-Fatihah.
A speech by Brunei's Head of Representative.
A speech by Malaysia's Head of Representative.
A speech by Indonesia's Head of Representative.
A speech by Singapore's Head of Observers.
Official launching speech by the Guest of Honour.
The presentation of souvenir.
Session 1 : Keynote Address by Brunei's Deputy Minister of Education.
Brunei's Deputy Minister of Education delivered his keynote address paper.
Afternoon session, 2nd session. Q and A session.
From Brunei Darussalam.
3rd Session.

(Photos: Abdul Rashid bin Haji Tahir. Taken on 24th and 25th March 2009)

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