15,315 underprivileged recipients each to receive RM100 Hari Raya Aidilfitri special contribution from S’wak govt

Razi Sitam delivering his speech on stage.

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BETONG, April 15: A total of 15,315 recipients in Sarawak will receive RM100 each as a special contribution from the Sarawak government in conjunction with the Hari Raya Aidil Fitri celebration.

Deputy Minister for Community Wellbeing Development Mohammad Razi Sitam said the total allocation for this aid channeled through the Sejambak Kasih Aidilfitri 2022 initiative amounts to RM1.5315 million.

In Betong alone, he said, there are 1,956 beneficiaries with a total fund of RM195,600.

“A total of 100 recipients who were invited to attend the ceremony in Debak held today will receive cash worth RM100 in addition to hampers worth RM80.

“Those who do not have the opportunity to attend today, a contribution of RM100 will be credited to their respective accounts,” he said when attending the Sejambak Kasih Aidilfitri 2022 ceremony at the Riveria Sport Centre, Debak today.

Razi, who is also Saribas assemblyman, said the event is aimed to ease financial burden of the people and help improve the quality of life among underprivileged families. — DayakDaily