Friday, February 11, 2011

Her Royal Highness of Brunei Speaks to Brunei Girl Guides

Brunei Direct reports that Bandar Seri Begawan - Her Majesty Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Hajah Saleha, the Royal Patron of the Girl Guides Association of Brunei Darussalam, recently urged the association's members to both learn and share experiences and ideas with other members within the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS). In her message carried in the program book on the occasion of the association's 60th anniversary yesterday, Her Majesty said that there were a number online resources that could be utilised to keep up with the latest programs and activities of the many members of WAGGGS.

Her Majesty lauded the work's of the association that bring benefit for the community. "Indeed, every Guide should consider herself an ambassador of the guiding way, demonstrating care and compassion for those around them and leading the way by setting the best example... It is therefore crucial that the guiding team subscribe to the principle of lifelong learning, in order to ensure that all the activities and programme of the association continue to be relevant to the current needs of our society as well as continue to be appealing to the nation's girls and young women," Her Royal Highness said.

Brunei s a sovereign state located on the north coast of the island of Borneo, in Southeast Asia. Apart from its coastline with the South China Sea, it is completely surrounded by the state of Sarawak, Malaysia, and in fact it is separated into two parts by Limbang, which is part of Sarawak. It is the only sovereign state completely on the island of Borneo, with the remainder of the island belonging to Malaysia and Indonesia. Brunei's population is around 400,000.