A total of $155,750 of contributions in the form of money and food were handed over by Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah through the Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Ihsan Programme. The contributions are a charitable platform of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam and members of the Royal family in caring for the welfare and well-being of the citizens and residents of Brunei Darussalam. The presentation of donations to 150 needy families throughout the country was held simultaneously in all four districts.
In the Brunei Muara district, the presentation of donations was led by Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Engineer Awang Haji Suhaimi bin Haji Gafar, Minister of Development as a Member of the Yayasan Board of Directors. Also participating was Doctor Nor Imtihan binti Haji Abdul Razak, Permanent Secretary for Planning, Land Use and Environment at the Ministry of Development as the Acting Managing Director of Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah.
Meanwhile, in the other districts, the contributions were presented by the Assistant Managing Directors and Officers of Yayasan. In RTB's interview with several recipients, most expressed their gratitude and are thankful for the donations provided in helping to alleviate the expenses in Ramadhan and the upcoming Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebration.
Source: Radio Television Brunei