Masagos to attend opening of Islamic literature workshop in Brunei

Masagos to attend opening of Islamic literature workshop in Brunei
Mr Masagos Zulkifli, Senior Minister of State for Home Affairs and Foreign Affairs, at the Tampines West Community Club on 28 November 2014.

SINGAPORE - Minister in the Prime Minister's Office, Second Minister for Home Affairs and Second Minister for Foreign Affairs Masagos Zulkifli will be in Brunei Darussalam to attend the opening ceremony of the "Workshop on the Art of Writing and Conversing in Islamic Literature".

This Workshop has been specially organised by the Language and Literature Bureau of Brunei (DBP) for religious scholars and teachers from the Malay Language Council of Singapore.

While in Brunei Darussalam, Minister Masagos will have an audience with the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Negara Brunei Darussalam, His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah.

In addition, Minister Masagos will have meetings with the State Mufti, Pehin Abdul Aziz bin Juned, and Minister for Culture, Youth and Sports Pehin Hazair bin Haji Abdullah.

Minister Masagos will also co-launch with Brueni's Minister of Industry and Primary Resources Pehin Yahya bin Haji Bakar, a new book titled "Rainforest Plants and Flowers of Brunei Darussalam." The book is a joint collaboration between the Forestry Department of Brunei Darussalam and the Singapore Botanical Gardens.

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