Pusat Ehsan Al-Ameerah Al-Hajjah Maryam celebrated Chinese New Year with the launching of a My Bill Payment app at its new block in Kampong Bengkurong, yesterday.
Legislative Council (LegCo) member Yang Berhormat Iswandy bin Ahmad presided over the launching of the app, which will help to facilitate monetary contributions to the centre.
The launching ceremony began with welcoming remarks by Simon Leong, a member of the Management Committee at Pusat Ehsan, which was then followed with a demo video highlighting the features of the new app.
Later, Yang Berhormat Iswandy presented BND1,103 in contributions to Pusat Ehsan Executive Trustee Pengiran Datin Hajah Noraini binti Pengiran Dipa Negara Laila Diraja Pengiran Haji Abdul Momin. The funds were derived from the payments made through the My Bill Payment service, until February 12.
A second donation was handed to Pusat Ehsan Senior Trustee Dato Paduka Haji Mohd Alimin bin Haji Abdul Wahab as a representative of Pusat Ehsan, by a representative of the Buddhist Light International Association of Brunei Darussalam (BLIA Brunei) Agnes Yeo.
Red packets and gifts were also distributed to the students of Pusat Ehsan. The occasion was further enlivened with song-and-dance performances by the students and BLIA Brunei.