| Lyna Mohamad |
HIS Royal Highness Prince ‘Abdul Malik, Chairman of the Committee of Governors of Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah yesterday consented to grace the Doa Kesyukuran Ceremony held in conjunction with His Royal Highness’ 36th birthday celebration.
The ceremony took place at the Multipurpose Hall of the Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah (YSHHB) Complex in the capital.
Upon arrival at the complex, His Royal Highness was greeted by Minister of Defence II Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof in his capacity as Chairman of the Yayasan Board of Directors, Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office and Minister of Finance and Economy II Dato Seri Setia Dr Awang Haji Mohd Amin Liew bin Abdullah in his capacity as Deputy Chairman of the Yayasan Board of Directors and Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Development Dr Nor Imtihan binti Haji Abdul Razak in her capacity as Acting Managing Director of Yayasan.
The ceremony began with mass Maghrib prayer followed with by recitation of Surah Yaasiin and Tahlil ceremony.
This was followed by the recitation of Doa Kesyukuran to mark His Royal Highness’s birthday read by Chief Syar’ie Judge Pehin Orang Kaya Paduka Seri Utama Dato Paduka Seri Setia Haji Awang Salim bin Haji Besar and then continued with mass Isyak prayer.
His Royal Highness also consented to cut a birthday cake and received a pesambah from Yayasan, which is a khat produced by Hamdi bin Emran from the YSHHB Islamic Calligraphy and Arts Learning Centre.
His Royal Highness Prince ‘Abdul Malik was born on 19th of Ramadhan 1403 Hijrah corresponding with June 30, 1983.
His Royal Highness was appointed as the Chairman of the Committee of Governors of Yayasan on 18th of Jamadilakhir 1434 Hijrah corresponding with March 1, 2013.
Spearheading the highest leadership at YSHHB, His Royal Highness is concerned with the management and development of YSHHB and His Royal Highness also often consented to visit and be involved in projects and activities carried out by YSHHB.
Also present were members of the Yayasan Committee of Governors, Board of Directors, members of the Board of Trustee for Pengiran Muda Mahkota Al-Muhtadee Billah Fund for Orphans, YSHHB committee members as well as YSHHB officers and staff and teachers of YSHHB School.