Bandar Seri Begawan – THE Astronomical Society of Brunei Darussalam (PABD) held their Hari Raya Aidilfitri 1439H celebration at one of the restaurants in Berakas on Friday, 13 July 2018 in the afternoon.
The event was organized to gather members of the association to foster a stronger sense of camaraderie amongst members as well as providing opportunity for fellow members to mingle together. Continue reading “PABD celebrates Hari Raya”
The Astronomical society of Negara Brunei Darussalam recently held its 2nd annual general meet on Friday afternoon (30th March 2007) at the Jame Asr Hassanal Bolkiah Mosque.
The AGM was chaired by the President, Awang Mahadi. At the meet, the association’s executive committee presented the presidential, secretary’s and financial reports as well as discussing the activities planned for 2007.
Above: PABD Group photo.
Election of the working councils for the period of 2007-2009 was also held. The newly appointed executive committees are Haji Mahadi Haji Mohd Tahir (President), Ustaz Haji Johar Haji Mohamad (Vice President), Hazarry Haji Ali Ahmad (General Secretary), Haji Julaihi Haji Lamat (Vice Secretary I), Pengiran Shahdani Pengiran Anom (Vice Secretary II) and Dayangku Ratna Suria Pengiran Dato Haji Hamzad (Honarary Treasurer).
Five new committee members were also elected. They are Haji Mohd Azri bin Haji Awang Ibrahim, Ustaz Haji Abd Aziz bin Haji Akop, Dr Sallimah Haji Mohd Salled , Daud bin Jihan and Saiful Bahri Haji Ahmad.
Among the society’s objectives are to promote and encourage astronomy for Brunei and to channel information on issues relating to astronomy. Currently, the society offers membership for ordinary member and young astronomers and is open to residents of Brunei Darussalam.
Awang Hj Mahadi bin Mohd. Tahir, a surveyor, was re-elected to be the new president of the Brunei Darussalam Astronomical Society (PABD).
The election took place at the association’s first Annual General Meeting (AGM) last Friday afternoon (01 April 2005) at International Convention Centre in the capital. The meeting commenced at 3.00 pm and proceeded with the restructuring the Pro-Tem committees, signing of the Society’s Constitution and preparing its annual activities.
Due to the recent outbreak of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19), the Astronomical Society of Brunei Darussalam (PABD) has postponed most of our public engagement activities such as stargazing, new moon observation etc. until further notice and focus on implementing Astronomy at Home or in a small group activity. This is in view of prevention and to control the spread of the infection in Brunei Darussalam.