Aiding the underprivileged ahead of new school year

Rokiah Mahmud

Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah presented schooling assistance to 2,158 underprivileged students at Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Complex yesterday.

Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office Dato Seri Setia Haji Awang Abdul Mokti bin Haji Mohd Daud, in his capacity as member of the Board of Directors of Yayasan and Chairman of Yayasan Aid Review, presented coupons worth BND250 to parents and guardians of the students.

The recipients comprised 1,404 primary school students and 754 secondary school students nationwide.

The coupons will be used to purchase school supplies and equipment for the upcoming academic year.

ABOVE & BELOW: Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office Dato Seri Setia Haji Awang Abdul Mokti bin Haji Mohd Daud presents coupons to parents. PHOTOS: ROKIAH MAHMUD