Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah (Yayasan) handed over financial assistance amounting to BND39,700 to several recipients in a ceremony held at Yayasan Headquarters in Jalan Menteri Besar yesterday.
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 as member of Board of Directors for Yayasan and Chairman of the Yayasan Assistance Review Committee presented the donations.
Yayasan contributed financial assistance of BND15,000 to Brunei History Association (PESEBAR) to publish Buku Kesultanan Brunei: Dari Pelbagai Perspektif. PESEBAR President Dr Muhammad Hadi bin Muhammad Melayong received the donation.
Youth Da’ie Volunteer Body under the Youth Religious Programme Secretariat of the Islamic Da’wah Centre received BND14,700 to help fund the Da’ie Empowerment Programme. Youth Da’ie Deputy Chairperson Siti Hurul-Ain Diyana binti Haji Abdul Majid @ Vienna received the contribution.
Yayasan also contributed financial assistance of BND10,000 to two families whose house collapsed at Kampong Pandai Besi ‘A’ on December 25 last year.