His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam has consented to bestow personal gifts to another 10,343 recipients, comprising specified groups namely, people with special needs, orphans, the poor, those facing financial hardships and those who receive monthly welfare assistance, on the occasion of Hari Raya Aidil Fitri this year, in the three districts of Brunei Muara, Belait and Temburong.
The presentation ceremony of His Majesty's personal gifts held yesterday was a follow up to a similar ceremony held on Wednesday, 29th of May 2019.
Gracing the presentation ceremony in the Belait District as the personal representative of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam were His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah ibni His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minster Menteri at the Prime Minister's Office and Her Royal Highness Paduka Seri Pengiran Anak Isteri Pengiran Anak Sarah binti Pengiran Haji Salleh Ab-Rahaman.
Upon arriving at Dewan Pusat Insani, His Royal Highness the Crown Prince and Her Royal Highness Paduka Seri Pengiran Anak Isteri Pengiran Anak Sarah were greeted by Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Kerna Dato Seri Setia Doctor Haji Awang Abu Bakar bin Haji Apong; Minister of Home Affairs and Yang Berhormat Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Awang Othman, Minister of Religious Affairs together with their wives.
The ceremony began with the reading of surah Al-Fatihah and Doa Selamat led by Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Paduka Seri Utama Dato Paduka Seri Setia Haji Awang Salim bin Haji Besar.
At the ceremony, His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah, the Crown Prince and Her Royal Highness Paduka Seri Pengiran Anak Isteri Pengiran Anak Sarah consented to present the personal gifts of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam to 2,561 recipients.
The Presentation Ceremonies of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam's personal gifts to specified groups yesterday in all the districts was a clear manifestation of the monarch's leadership and a true reflection of His Majesty's personality that constantly strives to ensure the welfare and well-being of the monarch's subjects and the residents of Brunei Darussalam especially for those requiring assistance in the country to always receive the best attention and alleviate their life burden especially with the upcoming festive season.
Source: Radio Television Brunei