| Rokiah Mahmud |
THE Fire and Rescue Department Operation ‘C’ branch conducted a cleaning campaign activity at the Society for the Management of Autism Related issues in Training, Education and Resources (SMARTER) Brunei in Kampong Sungai Hanching as part of its charitable drive yesterday.
The activity was led by Commanding Officer for Operation ‘C’ branch Senior Superintendent of Fire and Rescue Pengiran Azizul Rahman bin Pengiran Haji Yusop along with 50 officers and staff of the department.
The charitable activity was also held in conjunction with the 59th anniversary celebration of the Fire and Rescue Department.
It was also aimed at fostering closer ties between the fire and rescue personnel and SMARTER Brunei as well as to expose to the public about the community in need especially those with different abilities like autism while at the same time inculcate the spirit of working together in cleaning the surroundings and beautifying the centre.
The day began with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah led by Acting Superintendent of Fire and Rescue Haji Mustapa bin Haji Mohamad
This was followed by speeches from Senior Superintendent Pengiran Azizul Rahman and President of SMARTER Brunei Malai Haji Abdullah bin Malai Haji Othman.
The event concluded with handing over of used items and gifts to the President of SMARTER Brunei.