BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, 2 July 2018 – Insurans Islam TAIB Family Takaful Sdn Bhd (IITFT) and Insurans Islam TAIB General Takaful Sdn Bhd (IITGT) today participated in the National Savings Day Roadshow which was organized by the Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam (AMBD). The event was held at Sayyidina Ali Secondary School, Kuala Belait.
Among those present was Yang Berhormat Awang Hanapi bin Mohd Siput, the Member of the Legislative Council who is also the Head Village of Kampong Labi 1, Yang Mulia Awang Haji Muhammad Shukri bin Haji Ahmad, the Principal Syariah Advisor from the Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam, the Principal and Deputy Principal of Sayyidina Ali Secondary School and Yang Mulia Awang Haji Abdul Majid bin Haji Hidup, the Business Development and Marketing Manager of Insurans Islam TAIB Holdings Sdn Bhd.
The participation was to increase awareness among students on the effectiveness of financial management through activities such as road safety awareness, daily life budgeting, and the importance of insurance when an unfortunate event occurs.
From the road safety awareness activity, students get to learn the importance of being a disciplined driver who obeys the road rules and that by avoiding any distractions that may lead to accidents; they too can save money from the cost of fixing their car, police fines and etc.
Carrying the theme ‘Financially Literate Generation’, the roadshow is hoped to increase awareness on the importance of savings, financial independence and encourage individuals and households, especially students to be more financially savvy in the future.
This is in line with AMBD’s efforts to develop a financially literate generation and drive the Brunei Vision 2035 objectives towards creating a dynamic and sustainable economy as well as highly skilled population.