His Royal Highness Prince 'Abdul Malik ibni His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah, late yesterday afternoon, graced the Doa Kesyukuran Ceremony in conjunction with His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah, the Crown Prince's 47th Birthday celebration. The ceremony was organised by Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah as Secretariat of the Pengiran Muda Mahkota Al-Muhtadee Billah Fund for Orphans, DANA. The ceremony took place at the Multipurpose Hall of Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Complex in the capital.
Upon arrival, His Royal Highness as the Chairman of the Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Board of Governance was welcomed by Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Retired Major General Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yusof, the Second Minister of Defence as Chairman of the Yayasan Board of Directors; and Chairman of the Board of the DANA Trustees; Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Doctor Awang Haji Mohamad Amin Liew bin Abdullah, Minister at the Prime Minister's Office and Second Minister of Finance and Ecocomy as Deputy Chairman of the Yayasan Board of Directors and Deputy Chairman of the Board of DANA Trustees; and Doctor Dayang Nor Imtihan binti Haji Abdul Razak, Permanent Secretary for Planning, Landuse and Environment at the Ministry of Development as the Acting Managing Director of Yayasan.
The mass Fardhu Maghrib and Isya prayer was led Yang Dimuliakan Pehin Orang Kaya Paduka Setia Raja Dato Paduka Seri Setia Haji Awang Suhaili bin Haji Mohiddin.
The ceremony included the reading of Surah Yasin and tahlil as well as Doa Kesyukuran in conjunction with His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah, the Crown Prince.
The Pengiran Muda Mahkota Al-Muhtadee Billah Fund for Orphans, DANA is a pasambah in the form of a charitable foundation presented by the Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah in conjunction with and in commemoration of the proclamation of His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah as His Royal Highness The Crown Prince on the 17th of Rabiulakhir 1419 corresponding to 10th of August 1998. The fund was established on the 4th of Jamadilawal 1429 corresponding to the 25th of August 1998. Also attending the event were members of the Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah's Committee of Governors, Board of Directors, as well as Board of DANA Trustees.
Source: Radio Television Brunei