1,000 BRC COVID-19 hygiene packs donated

Wani Roslan

Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam (BIBD) contributed 1,000 BRC COVID-19 Hygiene Packs comprising disinfectant gels, disposable face masks and health notes yesterday.

The contribution was presented by BIBD Deputy Chief Operating Officer Haji Minorhadi bin Haji Mirhassan to 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.

The contribution was then handed over to Brunei Darussalam Red Crescent Society (BDRCS) President Haji Mohd Suhaimi bin Haji Ibrahim.

The ceremony took place at the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports (MCYS).

The BDRCS President presented 500 BRC COVID-19 Hygiene Packs to the Director of Community Development, witnessed by the minister.

The BRC COVID-19 Hygiene Packs will be distributed to senior citizens and those with special needs through the Senior Citizens Activity Centre, Pusat Bahagia and Welfare Home under Community Development Department (JAPEM).

The packs will also be distributed to selected communities nationwide by the BDRCS volunteers.

The project was organised in conjunction with the World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day, celebrated on May 8.

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 receives the contribution from BIBD Deputy Chief Operating Officer Haji Minorhadi bin Haji Mirhassan while BDRCS President Haji Mohd Suhaimi bin Haji Ibrahim looks on. PHOTO: BAHYIAH BAKIR