Astronomical Society of Negara Brunei Darussalam
The Astronomical Society of Negara Brunei Darussalam (in Malay: Persatuan Astronomi Negara Brunei Darussalam) or PABD was officially registered on 6 January 2003. It is a non-profit organisation which is managed by an executive committee.
Among its objectives of establishment are:
- To promote and encourage astronomy especially Islamic astronomy for Brunei Darussalam.
- To channel information on issues relating to astronomy.
- To advise and give consultation relating to astronomy.
- To organise astronomical related activities.
- To facilitate and dissiminate knowledge and information in all aspects of astronomy.
Membership is in four categories - ordinary, student, corporate and honorary and is open to residents of Brunei Darussalam. News on its current activities is available through its website.