Saturday, 7th August 2021 - In conjunction with the Brunei Youth Convention (KBB), the Young Professionals Network Brunei (YPN Brunei) in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports, hosted the 3rd Edition of the Youth Town Hall Brunei at the Main Conference Hall, International Convention Centre, Berakas.
The Youth Town Hall Brunei is a platform set up in 2020, in conjunction with the National Youth Day to inculcate a solution driven, forward thinking mindset and collaborative youth community who are passionate about contributing to our national development.
The 3rd Edition themed “Future Ready: Scaling New Heights” provided the opportunity for youths to engage with two Ministers: Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (R) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof, Minister of Defence II, and Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Ali bin Apong, Minister of Primary Resources and Tourism, and a Legislative Council Member and Chair of ASEAN Business Advisory Council 2021; Yang Berhormat Siti Rozaimeriyanty binti Dato Seri Laila Jasa Hj Abdul Rahman.
This edition focused on the importance of developing youth that are well-skilled, adaptable, resilient and employable who can be the agents of change, excellent in their respective fields and competitive globally. This session also explored how Brunei is shaping youth to be knowledgeable, entrepreneurial and innovative in the farming sector.
The session saw various discussions on the economy and Wawasan aspirations of Brunei, industry of the future, opportunities for youth in the farming sector and initiatives to build future-ready youth among many others.