MoU Between PUJA & BIG – 17 May 2014

MoU Between PUJA & BIG – 17 May 2014

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Pertubuhan Ukur Jurutera Dan Arkitek [PUJA] (Brunei) and Brunei Institution of Geomatics (BIG) will be signed on 17 May 2014 in conjunction with Surveyors Night 2014. The MoU is as follows:

Pertubuhan Ukur Jurutera Dan Arkitek [PUJA] (Brunei) and Brunei Institution of Geomatics (BIG) see benefits to members of both professional parties in establishing a Memorandum of Understanding between the two (2) Institutions and agree the following:-
  1. PUJA (Brunei) and BIG will build and maintain a long term co-operative relationship and encourage the exchange of professional knowledge and development.
  2. PUJA (Brunei) and BIG will collaborate in:                                                                                                        a) Co-branding of Continuous Professional Development (CPD) events and to offer members of PUJA (Brunei) and BIG the same rates for such events.                                                                                          b) Sponsorship of professional events.
  3. Each professional body will notify the other of any proposed merger or major constitutional change.
  4. The leadership of PUJA (Brunei) and BIG will meet at least once in every two (2) years or earlier to discuss matters of common interest.
  5. PUJA (Brunei) and BIG will keep each other informed of major changes that are of interest to the other.
  6. In the event of either of the professional bodies wishing to end this agreement, at least one (1) year’s written notice shall be served to the other party.

Surveyors Night 2014 – 17 May 2014

Surveyors Night 2014 – 17 May 2014

SURVEY professionals, PUJA and all those in construction industry should come up with solutions which are in line with sustainable development, said Minister of Development yesterday (17 May 2014).

Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Indera Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Hj Suyoi Hj Osman was speaking at the Surveyors’ Night organised by the Association of Brunei Surveyors, Engineers and Architects (PUJA) and Brunei Institution of Geomatics (BIG) at Orchid Garden Hotel, Kg Anggerek Desa.

Minister of Development YB Pehin Dato Hj Suyoi giving his speech at the Surveyors’ Night


He urged that such solutions should not cause unnecessary damage to the natural environment like deforestation and using hazardous materials.

“Concern for the environment is no longer something that we just talk about.

“We all play a role to ensure that our current lifestyle, our buildings and homes, and our neighbourhood are environmentally-friendly,” he said.

YB Pehin Dato Hj Suyoi also said: “50 per cent of natural resources used were for construction-related activities, and over 50 per cent national waste productions are also from the construction sector.”

Last night also saw the signing of memorandum of understanding between PUJA (Brunei) and BIG. The signing was witnessed by PUJA President and Legislative Council member Hj Zulkipli Hj Abd Hamid.

Vice President of PUJA (Surveyors Division) Mohd Shafie Hj Mohd Yusof (Left) and
President of BIG Alimin Hj Kalong (Right) after signing the MoU

BIG Council Members Attending the Function


Attendees at the Function


Source: The Brunei Times – 18 May 2014