The welfare of orphans and senior citizens in the country continue to be given due attention as well as assistance from various parties, including individuals, government and private agencies. The presentation of donations for senior citizens in Mukim Peramu and orphans from mukims in Kampong Ayer was held yesterday morning.

In-attendance was Awang Misle bin Haji Abdul Karim, the Brunei Muara District Officer. 113 senior citizens in Mukim Peramu and 580 orphans from mukims in Kampong Ayer received the donations contributed by Pengarah Dato Paduka Awang Haji Ismit bin Pengarah Mukim Haji Naim, the Penghulu of Mukim Peramu. The Brunei community's concern to the underprivileged such as orphans and senior citizens are in line with Islamic teachings that encourage the muslims to assist those in need.

Source: Radio Television Brunei