1 August 2019 – In conjunction with National Savings Day 2019, Authority Monetari Brunei Darussalam (AMBD) held their fourth Financial Awareness Roadshow at the Multipurpose Hall of the University.
Present as the Guest of Honour was Yang Berhormat Awang Iswandy bin Ahmad, member of the Legislative Council. Also in attendance were Yang Mulia Awang Haji Ady Syarmin bin Haji Md Taib, the Acting Vice-Chancellor of UTB, Principal Officers, officers from participating organisations, staff and students of UTB.
Other than AMBD, Department of Economic Planning and Development (JPKE), Ministry of Finance and Economy; Employees Trust Fund (TAP); Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam (BIBD); Baiduri Bank; Junior Achievement; Financial Planning Association and Great Eastern also participated in the roadshow,
The aim of the roadshow was to increase awareness among the students on financial management and literacy. Various activities and interactive games were also held during the roadshow.
Previously, similar roadshow was held at various universities such as Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali (UNISSA), Laksamana College of Business (LCB) and Kolej International Graduate Studies (KIGS). The next roadshow will be held at Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) on Monday, 5 August 2019. AMBD will also be hosting its Financial Fun Fair at the Jerudong Park Colonnade from 17 to 18 August 2019 in conjunction with the National Savings Day.