Brunei History Association Elects New Executive Committee



Brunei History Assn elects new executive committee
January 31, 2018

| Wani Roslan |

THE Brunei History Association (PESEBAR) elected its executive committee members for the term 2018-2019 during its 7th General Meeting at Jawatan Dalam Hall of Brunei History Centre in the capital last Sunday.

Pehin Siraja Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Dr Ustaz Haji Awang Yahya bin Haji Ibrahim was re-elected as the chairman of the association.

Other re-elected committee members were Dr Haji Awang Mohd Yusop bin Haji Awang Damit (Deputy Chairman), Associate Professor Dr Haji Asbol bin Haji Mail (Secretary General), Dr Haji Muhammad Hadi bin Muhammad Melayong (Deputy Secretary General) and Hanafi bin Haji Salleh (Treasurer).

Since its formation in 1983, PESEBAR has been actively organising several activities to promote national history among the public including holding seminars and publishing books. The latest book released by the association is titled ‘Kegemilangan Pemerintahan: Kumpulan Artikel Sempena Jubli Emas Pemerintahan Kebawah Duli Yang Maha Mulia Paduka Seri Baginda Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, Sultan dan Yang Di-Pertuan Negara Brunei Darussalam (1967-1017)’.

It contains 15 articles written by the members of the association and academics to commemorate the Golden Jubilee Celebration 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’s Accession to the Throne. Its publication was sponsored by Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah.



Courtesy of Borneo Bulletin

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