Wee delivers rice dumplings and personal donation to assist less fortunate at Halfway Home Kuching

Wee (right) arranging plastic bags containing rice dumplings to be distributed to the residents of Halfway Home Kuching.

By Adrian Lim

KUCHING, June 13: Kuching South City Council (MBKS) mayor Dato Wee Hong Seng donated money to assist the less fortunate while delivering rice dumplings to the residents of Halfway Home Kuching run by Mental Health Association Sarawak in conjunction with the Dragon Boat Festival tomorrow (June 14).

Wee in a statement today said the gesture of caring for the less fortunate during the Covid-19 pandemic is part of the activities under MBKS’ Caring Society Programme.

“For every festival, we try to make everyone happy.

“Living in harmony with the community, (being) respectful as well as receptive of each and everyone in the society will make our environment safe and peaceful.

“Community interactions and bonding are important pillars to ensure that Kuching City remains a socially cohesive city and enhances the quality of life for our people.

“This harmonious interaction among the various groups in Kuching City will continue to become a common scene in our society,” he said.

Meanwhile, Wee delivered the rice dumplings on behalf of the Women’s Section of the Federation of Chinese Associations of Kuching, Samarahan and Serian Divisions.

He also extended his appreciation to the said Women’s Section for sharing the joy of the Dragon Boat Festival by donating the rice dumplings to the residents of Halfway Home Kuching. — DayakDaily