Village chiefs reminded to distribute kurnia kurma

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THE minister of development reminded the grassroots leaders to visit the residents’ houses when distributing the ‘Kurma Kurnia Peribadi’ in order to build rapport and improve communication with the community.

Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Indera Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Hj Suyoi Hj Osman said that village heads and penghulus are responsible in ensuring all Muslims in the country receive the gifts from His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam for the fasting month of Ramadhan. 

“Every family member will receive the kurma kurnia (dates). The distribution must be efficient. We hope village heads and penghulus as well as those tasked in the distribution to hand out the kurma kurnia (dates) and to carry out their duties diligently so that everyone will receive it,” said the minister during his Working Visit to Tutong yesterday.

YB Pehin Dato Hj Suyoi also urged grasroots leaders to ensure the dates are delivered to the recipients even when they are not at home.

The Brunei Times