Fire victims receive financial assistance

James Kon

Khatijah binti Abdul Ghani and family received financial aid during a ceremony at the Kunjungan Room of the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports (MCYS) on Tuesday.

The assistance was to help Khatijah and her family whose house in Jalan Mumong, Kuala Belait was gutted in a fire last month.

Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Awang Haji Aminuddin Ihsan bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin handed over the donation.

Acting Permanent Secretary (Strategy and Policy Management) at the MCYS Dr Siti Norkhalbi binti Haji Wahsalfelah, Deputy Permanent Secretary (Community) at the MCYS Saidah binti Haji Wahid and officers from the Community Development Department were also present.

The victims are also provided temporary accommodation and assistance in terms of food and daily necessities to help ease their burden.

Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Awang Haji Aminuddin Ihsan bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin hands over the donation to Khatijah binti Abdul Ghani. PHOTO: JAPEM