1,336 receive coupons for new school term

James Kon

Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah presented coupons worth BND250 to 813 primary school students and 523 secondary school students from 493 underprivileged families across the country yesterday, at the multi-purpose hall of Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah School.

Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) and a member of the Yayasan Board of Directors and Chairman of the Yayasan Assistance Assessment Committee for the students’ parents and guardians Dato Seri Setia Haji Awang Abdul Mokti bin Haji Mohd Daud presented the coupons to the recipients.

The contribution sought to ease the financial burdens of the students’ families in preparation for the new academic term of 2020, in addition to boosting the students’ motivation for learning.

Also in attendance was Permanent Secretary (Planning, Land Use and Environment) at the Ministry of Development Dr Nor Imtihan binti Haji Abdul Razak in her capacity as the Acting Managing Director of Yayasan.

Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office and member of the Yayasan Board of Directors Dato Seri Setia Haji Awang Abdul Mokti bin Haji Mohd Daud hands over a contribution of school equipment. PHOTO: JAMES KON