Donations to house fire victims, mosques

Rokiah Mahmud

BND104,300 were contributed to six families and 77 mosques, suraus and religious halls across the country in a ceremony held by Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah yesterday.

Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office, Dato Seri Setia Haji Awang Abdul Mokti bin Haji Mohd Daud in his capacity as the member of Board of Directors of Yayasan and Chairman for the Aid Review Committee of Yayasan handed over the donations and contributions.

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 was also present.

Six families from house fire incidents received financial assistance totalling BND22,600. The heads of the families received the donation. They were Pengiran Johari bin Pengiran Matasan from Kampong Tanah Jambu; Wee Tza Shen from Kampong Sungai Hanching; Hajah Badariah binti Mamudin of STKRJ Kampong Rimba; Hajah Rokiah binti Haji Murni of Kampong Kilanas; Hamdi bin Admin from Kampong Sungai Buloh and Sardini binti Mohd Salleh of RPN Tanah Jambu.

Yayasan also contributed financial aid to 77 mosques, suraus and religious halls amounting to BND81,700. Out of the figure, 35 comprised mosques, suraus and religious halls in Brunei-Muara District, 22 in the Tutong District, eight in Belait District and 14 in Temburong District.

The contributions were received by Imams of the mosques, suraus and religious halls.

ABOVE & BELOW: Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office Dato Seri Setia Haji Awang Abdul Mokti bin Haji Mohd Daud presents contribution to a house fire victim and an Imam of a mosque. PHOTOS: BAHYIAH BAKIR