Construction of new welfare home underway

 Rokiah Mahmud

The Community Development Department (JAPEM) under the Ministry of Culture Youth and Sports (MCYS) will have a new building for the Protection Unit, Welfare Home Complex (KRK) in Kampong Belimbing Subok.

A foundation-laying ceremony was led by Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Aminuddin Ihsan bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin yesterday.

When the construction of the new building is completed, it will function as a protection home for residents, senior citizens, children and infants battling social problems.

The construction for the new building is expected to reach completion in 13 months.

The new complex will feature a contemporary home concept providing a comfortable and safe environment.

The building structure will also house people with disabilities (OKU)’s needs into account.

Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Aminuddin Ihsan bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin pours wet concrete to lay the foundation for construction of the new Protection Unit, Welfare Home Complex. PHOTO: BAHYIAH BAKIR