By Aziz Idris
A total of 1,560 underprivileged individuals from the Belait District received His Majesty's personal contribution to make the forthcoming Hari Raya Aidilfitri a memorable one.
HRH Prince 'Abdul 'Azim graced yesterday's ceremony by presenting the personal contribution to all recipients, which was in a form of a cheque and yellow container containing food items.
Also in attendance was Pehin Orang Kaya Indera Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Suyoi bin Haji Osman, Minister of Development, Pehin Datu Singamanteri Colonel (Rtd) Dato Seri Paduka Awang Haji Mohammad Yasmin bin Haji Umar, Minister of Energy, Dato Paduka Awang Haji Abd Wahab bin Juned, Deputy Minister at the Prime Minister's Office and Dato Paduka Haji Jemat Hj Ampal, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports along with top officials from various government departments representing the Belait District.
Similar ceremonies were held in all other districts yesterday.
- Borneo Bulletin
(7th September 2010)