MoRA receives donation from Chinese embassy

Syazwani Hj Rosli

The Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Brunei Darussalam yesterday donated 35,000 face masks and 5,000 bottles of hand sanitiser to the Ministry of Religious Affairs (MoRA) yesterday.

Minister of Religious Affairs Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Awang Othman received the donation from Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Brunei Darussalam Yu Hong in a ceremony at the lobby area of the ministry’s new extension building in Berakas.

The minister later handed over the donation to Acting Director of Islamic Studies and Acting Director of Mosque Affairs to be used in religious and Arabic schools as well as mosques, suraus and religious halls.

Earlier, the minister received a courtesy call from the ambassador at the Dhifayah Room.

Deputy Permanent Secretary (Policy and Religious) at the MoRA Haji Mohd Serudin bin Haji Timbang was also present.

Minister of Religious Affairs Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Awang Othman receives the donation from Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Brunei Darussalam Yu Hong. PHOTO: BAHYIAH BAKIR