The flag off ceremony for the Brunei Bird Race Series 2019: Tasek Merimbun took place on 3rd August, 2019 at the Tasek Merimbun Heritage Park in the Tutong District. Present as the guest of honor was Yang Berhormat Awang Haji Abd Wahab bin Apong, a member of the Legislative Council and Pengulu of Mukim Tanjung Maya, who also flagged off the starting of the race.
Also in attendance were Awang Wardi bin Haji Mohammad Ali, Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Ministry Primary Resources and Tourism and Secretary of the Brunei Tourism Board, heads of departments and divisions within the Ministry of Primary Resources and Tourism, representatives from strategic partner agencies, NGOs and local community village council heads and members.
The Brunei Bird Race Series 2019 is organized by the Tourism Development Department, Ministry of Primary Resources with the support of relevant government agencies, strategic partners from the private sector, community members of the nearby village consultative council and local NGOs.
The registration for the Tasek Merimbun edition of the Brunei Bird Race Series 2019 was open 3 weeks prior to the flag off date and received more than 15 participants from Brunei, and neighboring Sabah and Sarawak.
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