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, today bestowed personal gifts to another more than 7 thousand recipients of selected groups in the Brunei Muara, Tutong and Temburong Districts, in conjunction with Hari Raya Aidilfitri. The presentation of His Majesty's personal gifts was officiated yesterday by His Majesty's personal representatives comprising His Majesty's son and daughters. In the Brunei Muara District, the presentation of the personal gifts of His Majesty to more than 4 thousand 6 hundred 12 individuals was held at the Reception Hall and Baitur Rahmah of Istana Nurul Iman. At the Reception Hall of Istana Nurul Iman, presenting personal gifts of His Majesty were His Royal Highness Prince 'Abdul Malik and Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Anak Isteri Pengiran Raabi'atul 'Adawiyyah binti Pengiran Haji Bolkiah.
Upon arrival, His Royal Highness and Yang Amat Mulia were greeted by Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Kerna Dato Seri Setia Doctor Haji Awang Abu Bakar bin Haji Apong, the Minister of Home Affairs and wife; and Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Indera Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Suyoi bin Haji Osman, the Minister of Education and wife.
The ceremony commenced with the recital of Surah Al-Fatihah and Doa Selamat led by Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Imam Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Abdul Hamid bin Bakal. The recipients of the personal gifts of His Majesty comprised of individuals who received monthly Welfare Assistance and the Persons with different abilities.
The country's citizen and residents expressed gratitude to have a Monarch who always strive to facilitate those who are in need so that they able to enjoy a better quality of life. The happiness of the recipients was evident on their faces as they were grateful and thankful to His Majesty. The sincere personal gifts from His Majesty will certainly became a lifelong memory for the recipients.
Source: Radio Television Brunei