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Over 20,000 receive His Majesty’s personal gift

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 yesterday consented to bestow personal gifts to 20,728 subjects, comprising individuals with special needs, orphans and the poor as well as those receiving monthly welfare assistance, to aid them in their preparations for the upcoming Hari Raya Aidilfitri festivities.

It is the 13th time the monarch is distributing personal gifts with the objective of alleviating financial burdens of the underprivileged in the Sultanate.

The distribution yesterday and today will see 13,563 individuals from Brunei-Muara District, 3,375 from Belait District, 2,883 from Tutong District and 907 from Temburong District receive the gifts.

More details on Monday’s Borneo Bulletin