| Abdul Hakiim Yakof |
THE Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah (Yayasan), as the Secretariat of the Pengiran Muda Mahkota Al-Muhtadee Billah Fund for Orphans (DANA), yesterday held a thanksgiving ceremony to commemorate the 41st birthday of His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office, at the Yayasan Complex’s Multipurpose Hall in the capital.
Present to grace the event was HRH Prince ‘Abdul Malik as Chairman of the Yayasan Committee of Governors.
The religious ceremony began with a congregational Maghrib prayer led by Pehin Orang Kaya Paduka Seri Utama Dato Paduka Seri Setia Haji Awang Salim bin Haji Besar. This was followed by recitations of Surah Yaasiin, Tahlil and Doa Selamat, before the event concluded with mass Isyak prayer.
Also present yesterday were Pehin Jawatan Luar Pekerma Raja Dato Seri Utama Dr Ustaz Haji Awang Mohd Zain bin Haji Serudin, Vice Chairman 2 of the Yayasan Committee of Governors; Pehin Datu Seri Maharaja Dato Paduka Seri Setia (Dr) Ustaz Haji Awang Abdul Aziz bin Juned, a member of the Yayasan Committee of Governors; Pehin Orang Kaya Indera Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Suyoi bin Haji Osman, Chairman of the Yayasan Board of Directors; Pehin Orang Kaya Laila Setia Dato Seri Setia Haji Awang Abdul Rahman bin Haji Ibrahim, Vice Chairman 1 of the Yayasan Board of Directors; Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Kerna Dato Seri Setia Haji Awang Abu Bakar bin Haji Apong, Vice Chairman 2 of the Yayasan Board of Directors and Deputy Chairman of the DANA Board of Trustees; members of the Yayasan Board of Directors and the Dana Board of Trustees; special guests (among them regular contributors to DANA); the officers and staff of Yayasan, as well as teachers from the Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah School.