One of the Belait Red Crescent members receiving his certificate from the Belait District Officer.
Seven members were promoted and received their appointment certificates yesterday.
- PHOTOS: LIZA MOHAMAD
Seven members of the Belait Red Crescent Association were promoted and received their certificates of appointment in a ceremony held at the Belait District Office yesterday afternoon.
The guest of honour who handed over the certificates was Belait District Officer Awg Matusin bin OKS Haji Tuba, who is Special Advisor to the Belait Red Crescent Association.
Also present at the event was the Association's Chairperson Chai Yum Fatt who was appointed to lead the association for the 2010-2012 session.
Awg Matusin said under the chairperson's leadership, he has presented activities beyond the association's scope to assist the community not only during emergencies but the association has also rendered assistance to underprivileged people in the district.
He praised the association for its continuous efforts and hoped it serves as an exemplary model to other non-governmental organisations in the district.
He also urged the association to participate in activities organised by government agencies to show their support.
Among those who were promoted were Yong Kon Siew as the President, Yong Kiam Pin as the Treasurer, Lim Thiam Ming as the Head of Social Development and Community, Chiam Toon Kwang as the Auditor, Kok Per Mau as the Media Officer and Chan Lai Miew as the Cultural Officer.
Their appointment is for the 2010-2012 session.
- Borneo Bulletin Online - Wednesday, July 6, 2011.