Royal birthday celebration fund gets a $18,000 boost
By Lyna Mohamad

Fourteen companies handed over a total of $18,801 to the Brunei-Muara District Office yesterday. The sponsorship and contribution are for His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam's 63rd birthday celebration.

The Brunei-Muara District Officer, Dato Paduka Awg Hj Md Yussop Bakar, received the contribution and sponsorship during a ceremony at Bilik Gerakan Silaturrahim of the district office yesterday morning.

To date, the Brunei-Muara District Office has collected more than $160,000 in sponsorships and contributions. The money will be used to accommodate the expenditure for the events organised in conjunction with this year's royal birthday celebration. - Borneo Bulletin (26th Apr 2009)