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KUCHING, Sept 21: Yayasan Ikhlas has handed over 12,500 Personnel Protection Equipment (PPE) suits to SDMC to ensure frontliners are adequately equipped amidst the ongoing efforts to curb Covid-19.
In a statement, Yayasan Ikhlas revealed Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Berhad (BPMB) sponsored the entire production cost for the 17,500 PPE suits with 12,500 sets given to Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) and the remaining 5,000 sets given to the Sabah State Health Department (JKNS).
The contribution was received by SDMC representative Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian who is also the Minister for Local Government and Housing in the presence of Sarawak State Security and Enforcement Unit assistant director Daud Jailani and BPMB representative Ustaz Mohamad Salihin Deris.
As a charitable body established under the Trustees (Incorporation) Act 1952, Yayasan Ikhlas has also channeled donations in forms of food and basic necessities to 5,000 needy families throughout the Movement Control Order (MCO) periods since March 18, 2020.
Its chairman Datuk Mohd Rosli Ramli revealed the total collection to be channeled to those in need during the pandemic is RM1.74 million.
He also expressed his deep appreciation and gratitude to all Malaysians who are concerned about the matter and have chosed Yayasan Ikhlas as their representative to help the needy. — DayakDaily