258 orphans, widows, recipients of welfare assistance and senior citizens aged over 75 years received donations from the Kampung Sungai Akar Consultative Council in a ceremony held yesterday morning at Pujangga Restaurant in Kampung Sungai Akar.

Present was Awang Haji Muhammad Sufian bin Haji Bungsu, Director of Radio Television Brunei. The donations raised, amounting to 28 thousand 452 dollars, were distributed to 40 orphans, 75 widows, 32 recipients of welfare assistance and 111 senior citizens. The ceremony ran concurrently with a Tahlil and Doa Arwah ceremony for the village, which aimed to strengthen relation among residents of the village. It was also an annual activity of the Kampung Sungai Akar Consultative Council to welcome the holy month of Ramadan.

Source: Radio Television Brunei