Raya treat for 63 orphans

|   Lyna Mohamad   |

THIRTY-SEVEN orphans from Kampong Manggis Madang and 26 orphans from Kampong Lambak Berakas were treated to a Hari Raya gathering at the Suri Seri Begawan Raja Pengiran Anak Damit Mosque in Kampong Manggis Madang yesterday.

Minister of Home Affairs Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Kerna Dato Seri Setia (Dr) Haji Awang Abu Bakar bin Haji Apong, in his capacity as the Advisor of the mosque’s Takmir committee was the guest of honour. Chairman and Managing Director of Serikandi Group of Companies Shaikh Haji Khalid bin Shaikh Haji Ahmad Al-Hijazi was also present.

The ceremony began with mass recitation of Tahlil.

The minister and Shaikh Haji Khalid as representative of Serikandi presented donations to the orphans.

The donations were contributed by Serikandi Group of Companies and individuals.

Minister of Home Affairs Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Kerna Dato Seri Setia (Dr) Haji Awang Abu Bakar bin Haji Apong presents the donation to a recipient. – LYNA MOHAMAD