Minister urges more contribution to COVID-19 Relief Fund

James Kon

Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office and Minister of Finance And Economy II Dato Seri Setia Dr Awang Haji Mohd Amin Liew bin Abdullah yesterday called for continued donations to the COVID-19 Relief Fund to reach at least BND12 million to fully fund the newly-build National Isolation Centre in Tutong District.

Dato Seri Setia Dr Awang Haji Mohd Amin Liew during the press conference at the Ministry of Health revealed the updated figure of the COVID-19 Relief Fund as of 2.15pm yesterday is
at BND9,839,338.60.

The minister said, “If the amount (donation) can increase, we may use the collection from COVID-19 Relief Fund to fund the new National Isolation Centre which was built with a cost of around BND11.8 million.”

He said, “I would like ask the public to show their generosity and continue to contribute to the COVID-19 Relief Fund.

“It would be nice if we increase the fund to at least BND12 million to finance the new National Isolation Centre. This is a permanent structure for the benefit of the public.

The new National Isolation Centre which was built with a cost of BND11.8 million. PHOTO: JAMES KON