By Lyna Mohammad
Bandar Seri Begawan - In line with a youth exchange programme, a 10- member group from the Singapore Red Cross Society will be in the country for an educational and goodwill tour.
The programme was initiated during the visit made by senior officers from Singapore Red Cross Society in September last year.
This was disclosed in a press release from the organising committee of the Brunei Darussalam Red Crescent Society.
The Singapore Red Cross Society is initiating the first visit to the Sultanate - the Brunei Darussalam Red Crescent Society will follow up with a visit to Singapore next year.
Various activities have been lined up during their stay in Brunei, including visits to the four divisions of Brunei Darussalam Red Crescent Society.
The visit programme will also include community service project, which will be undertaken by the society's Temburong Division.
The press release said that the visitors' stay in Brunei Darussalam will benefit them by enhancing their international cooperation skills and knowledge for exchanging, sharing and training programmes.
"Most important of all is to enhance friendship and solidarity amongst the Red Crescent and Red Cross (societies) within the region," said the press release.
-- Borneo Bulletin Online via BruDirect (Revised: December 06, 2004)