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Groundbreaking Ceremony for PAPRSB Institute of Health Sciences Extension Building

In: Discover UBD > 6th Issue > April - June 2012

Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) held a Groundbreaking Ceremony for the proposed Pengiran Anak Puteri Rashidah Sa'adatul Bolkiah Institute of Health Sciences Extension Building on 29 May 2012 on the university campus. The event was officiated by Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Kerna Dato Seri Setia (Dr.) Haji Awang Abu Bakar Haji Apong, the Minster of Education. Also present were Yang Mulia Dato Paduka Dr. Haji Zulkarnain Haji Hanafi, Vice Chancellor UBD, UBD Principal Officers, UBD staff, the team of consultations and contractor. The event commenced with the recital of Surah Al-Fatihah, opening remakrs by Dr. Hajah Maslina Haji Mohsin, the Dean of PAPRSB Institute of Health Sciences, followed by the ground breaking ceremony, an exhibition viewing and a presentation.

The project has been awarded to Tobishima (Brunei) Sdn Bhd for a contract value of $21,185,000.00 with a 20-month construction duration, which is expected to complete by early June 2013. The architect for the project is Arkitek Idris, Othman & Associates Consulting Engineers as C & S and M & E Engineer, and Hanafi Konsaltan as the Quantity Surveyor.

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