MoRA distributes $52,600 to needy
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN
A TOTAL of $52,600 was distributed to over 162 recipients in a ceremony yesterday at the Ministry of Religious Affairs (MoRA).
Minister of Religious Affairs Yang Berhormat Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Hj Awg Badaruddin Pengarah Dato Paduka Hj Awg Othman handed over the donations.
The recipients comprised 39 orphans, 50 families, 69 members of the Asnaf Fakir and Miskin (poor community) and four people in need.
Meanwhile, 10 orphans also received monetary donations from the Bandar Seri Begawan Municipal Department during its Khatam Al-Quran ceremony yesterday at Ash-Shaliheen Mosque.
Acting Chairman of the BSB Municipal Board Hj Ali Matyassin handed over the donations, with the recipients receiving $45 each.
The Brunei Times