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MCYS Minister Attends Launching of Language Month in Singapore (BruDirect (Brunei))

by September 7, 2015 General

The Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports, Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Pekerma Laila Diraja Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Hazair bin Haji Abdullah attended the launching ceremony of the Language Month in Singapore which was held at the Gardens By The Bay in the Republic.

The ceremony was officiated by His Excellency Lee Hsien Loong, the Prime Minister of Singapore and was attended by dignitaries and guests comprising the Malay residents of Singapore.

This year’s Language Month in Singapore themed, “Language – Knowledge, Culture, and Friendliness” aims to encourage the use of the Mother Tongue and empower the Malay Culture amongst the Malay citizens and residents in Singapore.

Language Month 2015 is also celebrated in conjunction with the Singapore 50th Independence Day with events and activities that portrayed Malay Language as the Knowledge Language, Cultural Language and Friendly Language. It has also displayed performances by schools, partners and Malay organisations in several spots across the Gardens By The Bay area.