Twenty three orphans between the ages of three and 18 received donations during a Maulidur Rasul celebration last Sunday, organised by the second intake (Year 1979) of Paduka Seri Begawan Sultan Malay College/ Science School.
Around 40 alumni members attended.
The ceremony held to commemorate the religious event, celebrate orphans, strengthen ties among intake members, and cultivate quality spiritual and charitable activities.
Permanent Secretary (Infrastructure, Housing and Professional) at the Ministry of Development cum guest of honour Ir Haji Amer Hishamuddin bin Pehin Orang Kaya Amar Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Haji Zakaria, who is also from the 1979 intake, presented the donations.
The event began with a mass Dikir Assalamualaika and was followed by a talk titled ‘Rasulullah sebagai ikutan – Didalam shalat Rasulullah ada vaksin ketuhanan’ by former Religious Teachers University College of Seri Begawan (KUPU SB) Imam Pengiran Haji Mahmud bin Pengiran Haji Othman.
This was the first of such events organised by the group, which plans to hold similar ceremonies in the future.