Donations, religious talk mark Nuzul Al-Quran

Azlan Othman

The Ministry of Development (MoD) held a Nuzul Al-Quran celebration and handed over donations to orphans of its workforce in a ceremony yesterday.

Minister of Development Dato Seri Setia Ir Awang Haji Suhaimi bin Haji Gafar was the guest of honour.

Some 44 orphans received contributions from officers and staff at the ministry. The gathering was also highlighted by a religious talk on ‘Al-Quran, the Most Special Gift for All’, by officer from Islamic Da’wah Centre Mohammad Nasyith bin Superi.

Deputy Minister of Development Dato Seri Paduka Ar Awang Haji Marzuke bin Haji Mohsin; Permanent Secretary (Planning, Land Use and Environment) at the MoD Dr Nor Imtihan binti Haji Abdul Razak; Permanent Secretary (Infrastructure, Housing and Professional) at the MoD Ir Haji Amer Hishamuddin bin Pehin Orang Kaya Amar Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Haji Zakaria; Deputy Permanent Secretary (Corporate and Laws) at the MoD Aldila binti Haji Mohamad Salleh; acting directors and heads of divisions were also present.

ABOVE & BELOW: Minister of Development Dato Seri Setia Ir Awang Haji Suhaimi bin Haji Gafar in a group photo with the orphans; and the Minister of Development presents a donation to an orphan. PHOTOS: AZLAN OTHMAN