Longhouse residents receive contribution

Rokiah Mahmud

Apak-Apak Longhouse residents in Kampong Bang Taung, Mukim Sukang of the Belait District received financial assistance during a handover ceremony at the Visiting Room of the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports (MCYS) yesterday.

The residents’ roofs were blown away during strong winds on July 30.

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 presented the donation to Sulaiman anak Ngadi, Ismail anak Ngadi, Taip anak Ikih and Jala anak Ikih.

The government financial assistance is aimed at aiding the needy, through the Community Development Department (JAPEM).

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 in a group photo during the ceremony. PHOTO: JAPEM