Bandar Seri Begawan, Wednesday, January 29th. – In an effort to raise awareness of the importance of domestic tourism to the country’s economy, Green Brunei and the University of Brunei Darussalam (UBD) Students under the Discovery Year unit “Community Outreach Program” held a ‘Kenali Negara Kitani (KNK)’ visit to Tutong District.
The event was attended by 20 people comprising members of Green Brunei, UBD students under the Discovery Year Unit “Community Outreach Program”
Also present at the event were Legislative Council Member, Yang Berhormat Dayang Khairunnisa binti Awang Haji Ash’ari as Co-Founder and Director of Community Engagement Green Brunei.
One of the KNK visits is Tasbee Farm in Kampung Sungai Kelugos, which is a bee breeding and Kelulut honey production area.
Tasbee Farm is a non-stinging bee breeding industry established in 2009 by Haji Mitasby bin Haji Mamit.
Tasbee Farm also produces a range of local products such as Kelulut honey, honey-based soap, bee wax and propolis.
Apart from Tasbee Farm, Eco Ponies Garden in Kampong Lamunin is one of the destination.
Eco Ponies Garden was established in 2014 where it is one of the tourism places that promotes Eco-tourism industry.
Eco Ponies Garden also does demonstrations on village cooking such as the meat dish ‘Pansoh Urat Daging’ and ‘Pansoh Ikan Sultan’, a freshwater fish.
The final destination for the trip was Lamin Warisan in Kampong Tanjung Maya which showcases the history, culture, way of life and tradition of the Tutong people.
Lamin Warisan also offers a variety of interesting activities, one of which is a customized demonstration of foot washing tradition in the Tutong people’s wedding customs.
The KNK visits aims to maintain the preservation of the country’s economy, especially in the tourism sector as a result of the cautiousness and awareness of Brunei’s weak domestic tourism.
It is also hoped to help boost economic growth and the quality of life of Brunei Darussalam.
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