Sponsors ink deal for IHPE 2008

By Yusrin Junaidi

Dato Paduka Hj Hamid Hj Jaafar (R) receiving the mock cheque from
BSP worth $120,000. – YUSRIN JUNAIDI

A mock cheque worth $120,000 from the Diamond Sponsor, Brunei Shell Petroleum, was handed over to the
Co-Chairman of 3rd International Halal Product Expo (IHPE) 2008, Dato Paduka Awg Hj Mohd Hamid bin Hj
Mohd Jaafar, Permanent Secretary of MIPR and guest of honour at the cheque presentation yesterday at
the Setia Pahlawan Hall of the Ministry of Industry and Primary Resources.

To support the IHPE 2008, Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam, BIBD, sponsored $50,000 and Brunei Economic
Development Board handed over a mock cheque worth of $20,000 for the International Halal Market Conference, on hand to receive the cheque was the
guest of honour.

The Head of Corporate Banking Division, Mr Vincent Han Kiew Kwang while BEDB by its CEO, Mr Vincent
Cheong, represented BIBD, who will be the Official Bank.

The ceremony continued with an MoU Signing ceremony between the event manager, Sunlit Advertising Sdn
Bhd and the International Halal Product Expo 2008 partners.

Present to sign the IHPE 2008 agreement as a Media Partners are Radio Television Brunei represented by
Hj Osman Hj Mohammad, Director of RTB and Borneo Bulletin represented by Mr Reggie See, General
Manager of Brunei Press Sdn Bhd.

Panacom Sdn Bhd As Audio-Video Partner represented by Mr Angus Nio, TelBru as Official Telco
represented by Mr Stuart Lee, Bonasia Holiday as Official Travel Agent represented by Ms Caroline Ang,
Archipelago Development as Official Forwarder represented by Mr Henry Ramanair, and Westegrets
Technologies and Service Sdn Bhd as IT Partner represented by Hj Shari Bin Hj Ahmad.

Witnessing the signings was Dato Paduka Hj Mohd Hamid Bin Hj Mohd Jaafar, the Permanent Secretary of
the Ministry of Industry and Primary Resources while Dato Paduka Hj Danial Hj Hanafiah, Sunlit Advertising
Executive Director signed on behalf of sunlit.

At the end of the ceremony, a signing ceremony for the International Halal Market Conference 2008 to be held on the 16-17 August at ICC  alongside the IHPE also
took place at the same venue which saw the signings by six companies in support of the event namely
Brunei Economic Development Board, Orchid Garden Hotel, Goh Hock Kee Motors, Nestle Products Sdn Bhd, Shazana Production House and HalalFocus.com as Online Media Partner.