| Ishan Ibrahim |
THE Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah hosted a thanksgiving ceremony yesterday to mark the 10th anniversary of the establishment of its Volunteers Unit.
Attended by the Chairman of the Volunteers Committee and Board of Directors member, Dato Paduka Dr Awang Haji Affendy bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin, the religious event commenced with a Sunnat Hajat prayer, followed by the recitation of Surah Yaasiin and a tahlil led by the Administrator of the Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Mosque, Awang Zulkifli bin Haji Murad.
The thanksgiving prayer to commemorate the occasion then ensued.
Other attendees included Managing Director of Yayasan, Awang Haji Brahim bin Haji Ismail; members of the Volunteers Committee and Board of Directors members, Dato Paduka Awang Haji Mohd Roselan bin Haji Mohd Daud and Haji Awang Mohammad Hanafi bin Pehin Orang Kaya Digadong Seri Diraja Dato Laila Utama Haji Awang Abd Rahman; volunteers and staff.
Given the responsibility to enhance the involvement and participation of youth in community development, the Volunteers Unit promotes excellence and produces trained and professional human resources to develop a harmonious community.
The Volunteers Unit works closely with the public, government agencies and non-governmental organisations to promote the spirit of volunteerism in Brunei Darussalam.
Projects organised by Yayasan’s Volunteers Unit are the Education Intervention Programme, Enhancing Socio-Economics Towards Zero Poverty Aid Project, Social Care Project for the Elderly and Needy Families, and the Emergency and Social Welfare Aid Project.