Fire, flood victims receive donations

Rokiah Mahmud

The Community Development Department (JAPEM) at the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports (MCYS) held a donation handover for fire and flood victims in Brunei-Muara District from December 2019 and January 2020, yesterday.

The donation comprised government financial assistance allocated by JAPEM.

BND10,750 contributed by the Government of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam was received by 14 heads of family affected by flood at Kampong Kapok, Kampong Serasa, Kampong Kilanas and Kampong Batong. The financial assistance was also received by four heads of family where their houses were gutted by fire in Kampong Pengiran Bendahara Lama.

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 handed over the donations.

Senior officers of MCYS, JAPEM and Brunei-Muara District Office were also present.

ABOVE & BELOW: 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 hands over a donation; and the minister and representatives from the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports, Community Development Department and Brunei-Muara District Office. PHOTOS: RAHWANI ZAHARI