The Embassy of Islamic Republic of Iran in Brunei Darussalam handed over BND3,000 in donation to the Palestine Humanitarian Fund 2021 during a ceremony at the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports (MCYS) yesterday.
Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Aminuddin Ihsan bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin received the donation from Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Brunei Darussalam Homeira Rigi Zirouki.
Permanent Secretary (Community and Culture) at the MCYS Hajah Nor Ashikin binti Haji Johari, and Deputy Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Brunei Darussalam Afsaneh Ebrahimi were present.
The Palestine Humanitarian Fund 2021 is a platform made available 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 for the public to donate to the cause since May 26.
The minister conveyed his gratitude to the ambassador while the envoy thanked the government for the initiative of setting up the fund.
The public can donate to the Palestinians via SMS Brunei Prihatin for Palestine Humanitarian Fund 2021. SMS donations can be made in the denominations of BND1, BND5, BND10, BND15, BND20, BND50 and BND100. Each SMS will not incur service charge by telecommunication companies.
DST and Progresif subscribers can type the word BANTU (no spacing) followed by the donation amount (for example BANTU5 for a BND5 donation) and send to 38111. Imagine subscribers can send to 39999.
Donation boxes are also available at mosques, suraus, banks, department stores and government buildings.
The public can donate to Secretariat of Palestine Humanitarian Fund 2021 at the Management and Administration Division, Community Development Department, the MCYS.
Donors can also send money to Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam (BIBD) account 00-001-01-0072082.
For information, contact Secretariat of Palestine Humanitarian Fund 2021 at 2381903 ext1341/1213/1215 during office hour or e-mail to [email protected]