Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Insyinur Haji Suhaimi bin Haji Gafar was presented with the Award of Distinguished Honorary Fellow by Chairman of ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organisations.
The award presentation took place today during the Opening Ceremony of the 37th Conference of the ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organisations in Jakarta, Republic of Indonesia. The award of Distinguished Honorary Fellow is bestowed to individual outstanding professional engineer with distinguished and outstanding contribution to nation development and engineering institutions of ASEAN nations, promote advancement of engineering profession and of high acknowledged eminence. Yang Berhormat is the only awardee in Brunei Darussalam to receive the award.
The yearly conference has an important role to help increase the profile of the engineering sector, showcase its importance to the development and dynamism of ASEAN region. The country was represented by Brunei Surveyors, Engineers and Architects Association or Puja Brunei. Also present at the conference was Yang Berhormat Architect Dayang Siti Rozaimeriyanty binti Dato Seri Laila Jasa Haji Abdul Rahman, Member of the Legislative Council who is also President of Puja Brunei.