Jerudong - The official signing ceremony for the upcoming Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area Trade Convention 2023 (BETCON23) was held on the morning of October 17th. The convention is scheduled to take place from the 25th to the 29th of October 2023 at BRIDEX Hall in Jerudong. Radio Television Brunei reported that the ceremony involved the BIMP-EAGA Business Council (BEBC) and five other key organizations, each critical in achieving the objectives of BETCON23.
Signing on behalf of the organizer was Doctor Pengiran Haji Haris bin Pengiran Duraman, Chairman of BEBC Brunei, and Mr Gavin Chai, Business Development Manager of D'Sunlit Sdn Bhd. The partnering organizations include Muara Port Company, NBT Brunei Sendirian Berhad, Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam, Unified National Network Sendirian Berhad, and Brunei Press.