Pusat Ehsan Al-Ameerah Al-Hajjah Maryam launched its special edition magazine in celebration of its 20th anniversary and the centre’s patron Puan Hajah Mariam binti Haji Abdul Aziz’s birthday yesterday.
The ceremony also coincided with its Appreciation Day during which Pusat Ehsan Executive Trustee Pengiran Datin Hajah Noraini binti Pengiran Dipa Negara Laila Diraja Pengiran Haji Abdul Momin extended her gratitude to the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports (MCYS) for its support of the centre and the special needs community.
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 was the guest of honour.
Pengiran Datin Hajah Noraini in her welcoming remarks, said the MYCS has been supporting the centre with monthly contributions and efforts at fundraising events.
She also extended appreciation to Al-Marhum His Royal Highness Prince Haji ‘Abdul ‘Azim, His Royal Highness Prince ‘Abdul Mateen, Her Royal Highness Princess ‘Azemah Ni’matul Bolkiah, Her Royal Highness Princess Fadzilah Lubabul Bolkiah, Her Royal Highness Princess Hajah Masna and Pusat Ehsan’s patron Puan Hajah Mariam for their support.
The donations were presented to the centre following the launching of the magazine by the minister and board of trustee at Pusat Ehsan, bringing in 159 donors and over BND60,000.