Petroleum Authority of Brunei Darussalam held its first planting activity as part of its support to the Brunei National Climate Change Policy Strategy 2 on Forest Cover, which calls for a nationwide effort to increase Brunei Darussalam’s carbon sink through afforestation and reforestation.

The event was held on 20th March 2021 at the Berakas Park and was led by Yang Mulia Awang Haji Azhar bin Haji Yahya, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Energy as Interim Managing Director of Petroleum Authority. During the event, 100 Sakura Brunei tree saplings were successfully planted, covering a land area of 450sqm.

Petroleum Authority will continue to promote and participate in programmes to reduce the national greenhouse gas emission and increase its efforts in undertaking green initiatives.