2,695 orphans yesterday morning received donations at the National Level Donations Presentation to Orphans for Brunei Muara District. The contributions were from the Orphans Fund, Brunei Muara District Orphans Fund and Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam, BIBD. The presentation ceremony was held simultaneously at 8 locations. The donations presented from the Orphans Fund under the Department of Community Development, JAPEM, is $209,850, from the Brunei Muara District Orphans Fund amounted to $26,950 and BIBD contributed $209,850. The function was organised by the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports through JAPEM in cooperation with the Brunei Muara District Office and BIBD.
At Sungai Kebun Sports Complex, 305 orphans from Mukim Burong Pingai Ayer, Mukim Tamoi, Mukim Saba, Mukim Peramu, Mukim Sungai Kedayan and Mukim Sungai Kebun received donations presented by Yang Berhormat Retired Major General Dato Paduka Seri Haji Aminuddin Ihsan bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin, Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports and Mubashar H. Khokhar, Chief Executive Officer of BIBD.
Earlier, the Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports handed over donations to Awang Ramlee bin Haji Jamudin, Belait District Officer; Awang Md Amirul Hadi bin Haji Mohamad Tajuddin, Acting Tutong District Officer and Pengiran Muhammad Ameer Mubarak bin Pengiran Haji Hashim, Acting Temburong District Officer for orphans in the respective districts.
At Mukim Sengkurong Community Hall, 360 orphans from Mukim Sengkurong and Mukim Kilanas received donations, presented by Pengiran Mohammad Amirrizal bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud, Permanent Secretary for Administration, Finance and Estate at the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports.
At RPN Lambak Kanan Community Hall, 353 orphans from Mukim Berakas 'B' received donations, presented by Pengiran Haji Hasnan bin Pengiran Haji Ali Hassan, Permanent Secretary for Strategy and Policy at the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports.
At Mukim Mentiri Community Hall, 478 orphans from Mukim Serasa and Mukim Mentiri received donations presented by Dayang Hajah Nor Asyikin binti Haji Johari, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports and Dayang Hajah Noraini binti Haji Sulaiman, First Deputy Managing Director of BIBD.
Meanwhile at the Fire and Rescue Department Multi-purpose Hall, 392 orphans from Mukim Berakas A and Mukim Gadong B received donations presented by Retired Colonel Pengiran Haji Maidin bin Pengiran Haji Said, Deputy Permanent Secretary for Youth and Sports at the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports.
At Mukim Pengkalan Batu Community Hall, 243 orphans from Mukim Pengkalan Batu and Mukim Lumapas received donations presented by Dayang Saidah binti Haji Wahid, Deputy Permanent Secretary for Community at the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports.
At the Youth Centre in Bandar Seri Begawan, 167 orphans from Mukim Kota Batu and Mukim Kianggeh received donations, presented by Doctor Siti Norkhalbi binti Haji Wahsalfelah, Deputy Permanent Secretary for Culture, at the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports.
At the Dewan Muhibbah, 397 orphans from Mukim Gadong 'A' received donations presented by Awang Misle bin Haji Abdul Karim, Brunei Muara District Officer.
Source: Radio Television Brunei