MBKS spreads Deepavali joy with food aid for 50 B40 families

Wee (fourth right) presents food aid to a recipient at the lobby of MBKS headquarters today.

by Wilfred Pilo

KUCHING, Nov 9: In celebration of Deepavali this year, the Kuching City South Council (MBKS) has extended a helping hand to 50 B40 families from the Indian community by distributing food aid.

MBKS mayor Dato Wee Hong Seng expressed the desire for communities to collaborate in creating a more compassionate society, emphasising unity and love during this joyous festival.


He highlighted MBKS’s effort to embrace the true spirit of Deepavali by providing assistance to those in need.

“This is to embrace the true spirit of this festival by extending a helping hand to those in need,” said Wee during the food aid distribution held at the MBKS foyer.

He hoped that the food aid would make a positive difference for these B40 families during the festive season.

Expressing gratitude, Wee thanked Everrise for their generous sponsorship, which made the food aid effort possible.

“Your support in providing food rations for these families is a beacon of hope. It reflects the true spirit of giving during this festive season,” he acknowledged.

The distribution event was attended by MBKS deputy mayor Dato Zaiedi Suhaili, Sri Maha Mariamman Temple Association Kuching president Cr Shankar Ram Asnani, and Everrise chief executive officer Melody Chum. — DayakDaily