A CERTIFICATE presentation ceremony was held yesterday for an underprivileged house recipient from the Brunei-Muara District.
Present during the event was the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Development (Technical and Professional), Dato Paduka Haji Suhaimi bin Haji Gafar.
The guest of honour presented the certificate to the recipient of the Type B2 house in Kampong Belimbing Subok, Kabul bin Haji Omar.
The housing assistance project was jointly organised by Prime Minister’s Office, Ministry of Development, Ministry of Religious Affairs and Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports. The house construction was funded by Brunei Islamic Religious Council (MUIB) through zakat collection.
This initiative exhibits the concern of the Government of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam towards the welfare of underprivileged citizens, a press release said.
Also present during the event were Misle bin Haji Abdul Karim, the Acting District Officer of Brunei-Muara, YB Awang Haji Gapor @ Haji Mohd Daud bin Karim, a member of Legislative Council and village head of Kampong Belimbing, senior officers from the ministries, penghulus and village heads, members of housing assistance committee for the underprivileged and Kampong Belimbing Consultative Council and family members of the recipient.