KUCHING, May 1: The Pakatan Harapan (PH) government has implemented various programmes to help underprivileged people, especially those in the B40 category.
DAP Batu Kitang chairman Abdul Aziz Isa cited the party’s Stampin Service Centre as an example, where it has been carrying out many of the federal government’s initiatives to enhance the socio-economic status of the community since last year.
These programmes have benefitted folk from various races, especially those residing in the Batu Kitang state constituency, he added.
“Among the initiatives are Bantuan Sara Hidup Rakyat (BSHR), i-Suri, MySalam BRO National Protection Scheme, Housing Programme for the Hardcore Poor (PPRT) and Food Bank.
“The PH federal government is currently working on improvising existing programmes to better serve the community. There is room for improvement, and we are looking at them to ensure the programme reaches the masses,” Abdul Aziz said after distributing food donation to 50 Muslims, including those with disabilities (OKU), at Masjid Darul Ehsan, Kampung Haji Baki, here, today.
The food donation programme was organised by KRT Kampung Haji Baki with the support of Stampin MP Chong Chieng Jen in conjunction with the upcoming fasting month of Ramadan.
Under this programme, each recipient’s essential items included a packet of rice, sugar, cooking oil and flour, explained the DAP Socialist Youth (Dapsy) Sarawak publicity secretary.
“The food donation distribution is to ease the burden of the needy families during the month of Ramadan. At the same time, this programme enables Stampin Service Centre to reach out to the Malay community and identify their needs.
“The Stampin Service Centre will continue to serve the public regardless of their race, religious conviction and political affiliation. It shows that PH federal government sincerely serves the people and always treat everyone equally,” he said.
Muslims are expected to observe the fasting month starting next Monday (May 6). — DayakDaily