Temburong families receive food gifts

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FOUR poor families in Temburong yesterday received hampers full of food products from the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports (MCYS).

MCYS Minister Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Hj Awang Halbi Hj Mohd Yusof led the ministry’s delegation yesterday where they visited the selected recipients’ homes in Kg Batang Duri, Kg Ratie and Kg Buda-Buda.

The annual programme, dubbed the “Kembara Amal Ramadhan”, is aimed to provide assistance to families who are with special needs, orphans, elderly and for those facing difficulties.

The ministry said the donations were also aimed to bring joy to the recipients for the upcoming Hari Raya Aidil Fitri celebrations, at the same time, to lessen their burden.

The programme is also hoped to further encourage Muslims to continue to perform good deeds through donations, providing assistance and other charity work.

Together with the minister during handing over of gifts were MCYS Permanent Secretary Datin Paduka Dr Hjh Norlila Dato Paduka Hj Abdul Jalil, heads of various departments and senior officers at the ministry.

The Brunei Times