In the upcoming month of Ramadhan, the Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah as a charitable platform for His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam and members of the Royal families will organise the contribution of dates as the personal gifts of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam to all Muslims ummah in the country. Some 154.5 metric tonnes of 'Safawy' dates supplied by Al Madinah Dates Company, Saudi Arabia will be distributed to the Muslim citizens and residents of Brunei Darussalam with no limited to age and citizenship status.
The distribution of His Majesty's personal gifts of dates throughout the country will be held in phases, began on 9th April. To ensure the smooth running of the distribution, the Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah has extended its distribution location which is for the public will be distributed through their respective village heads. While for public servants through their respective Ministries and Departments and for officers and staff at registered private companies will be through their respective companies. Every Muslim will receive one small box containing 300 grams.
With the distribution, it enables the country's Muslim ummah to enjoy His Majesty's personal gift of dates as one of the meal for breaking the fast.
Source: Radio Television Brunei