Brunei December Festival 2018 Press Conference
“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 will officiate the Brunei December Festival 2018 launch this Sunday, 2nd December at the Taman Haji Sir Muda Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien in the capital,” Yang Mulia Awang Wardi bin Haji Mohammad Ali, Deputy Permanent Secretary (Tourism) stated during the Brunei December Festival 2018 press conference held yesterday at the Ministry of Primary Resources. Present at this press conference were members of the media and a number of event organisers.
“The long awaited Brunei December Festival is back again this year for its second round. Last year’s festival was a success and featured 40 thrilling events, but this year’s festival will be even bigger,” Yang Mulia Awang Wardi stated, highlighting that, “There will be 60 exciting events this year including new ones like the Shitokai Brunei Karate Open Championship, South East Asia Drone Race Championship and the launching of The Brunei Book of Records.”
The Brunei December Festival is an initiative by the Ministry of Primary Resources and Tourism to not only boost the number of foreign tourists but also to encourage locals to consider spending their holidays in Brunei.
“There will be a lot of activities for everyone to take part in so we hope everyone will come and support the events,” Yang Mulia Awang Wardi said, inviting everyone to enjoy the month-long festivities.