A total of $118,886 have been collected through the SMS Brunei Prihatin for the National Orphans Fund for the year 2016. From the said amount, $110,196 were collected from DST subscribers, while Progresif Cellular Sendirian Berhad, PCSB subscribers donated $8,670. The handover ceremony took place this yesterday at the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports.
Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Retired Major General Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof, Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports received the contributions from Awang Suhaimi Hussien, Chief Executive Officer of DST; and Dayang Normah binti Ahmad, PCSB's Government Relationship Manager. Also presented at the function was another donation worth 20 thousand dollars from the officers and staff of DST. Also in attendance were Datin Paduka Doctor Hajah Norlila binti Dato Paduka Haji Abdul Jalil and Awang Haji Noor Jusmin bin Haji Abdul Samad, Permanent Secretaries at the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports. The donation collection campaign through the SMS Brunei Prihatin was carried out for 45 days starting on the 8th to the 22nd of June last year.
Source: Radio Television Brunei