BIBD ALAF CONTINUES STRONG COMMUNITY SUPPORT IN THIRD YEAR OF ALAF SCHOLARSHIPS

BIBD ALAF CONTINUES STRONG COMMUNITY SUPPORT IN THIRD YEAR OF ALAF SCHOLARSHIPS

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BIBD handed over its BIBD ALAF (Advocating Life -long Learning for an Aspiring Future) programme scholarships to 46 recipients from the Ministry of Religious Affairs, and Ministry of Education as well as even special needs students from the Ministy of Education’s the Special Education Unit at the Indera Samudera Hall, The Empire Hotel & Country Club in Jerudong.

Present as the guest of honour to handover the BIBD ALAF scholarships to the recipients was Yang erhormat Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin Bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Awang Othman, Minister of Religious Affairs.

The ALAF programme was developed in close partnership with the Department of Schools, Ministry of Education, and in 2015 a Memorandum of Understanding was also signed with the Islamic Studies Department from the Ministry of Religious Affairs that will lead to constant efforts and close collaboration between all parties, to ensure the successful implementation and provision of assistance to the ALAF programme.

This year’s addition means that the ALAF programme now has over a hundred students.