Seven Thousand and Thirty Nine small boxes of 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's personal gift of dates have been distributed to Five Mukims in the Temburong District before the month of Ramadhan. The Personal Gift of Dates is one of the Monarch's and His Royal family members' charitable deeds, to be consumed in breaking the fast by Muslim citizens and residents in the country during the month full of blessings.
The Heads of Mukim and Village Chiefs are entrusted to carry out their duties and responsibilities as the grass-roots leaders to distribute His Majesty's Personal Gift of Dates. The distribution of Safawi dates are welcomed with joy by the subjects of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam and other residents in the country. They are grateful for the gift given to them for breaking the fast throughout the month of Ramadhan. The new converts also expressed gratitude for the gifts from the Monarch.
Source: Radio Television Brunei