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    Ministers join efforts to get needy man back on feet

    Rokiah Mahmud

    Minister of Primary Resources and Tourism Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Ali bin Apong and 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 joined a team from Rashidah Sa’adatul Bolkiah Mosque in sprucing up the residence of an underprivileged congregant in Kampong Sungai Akar yesterday.

    Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Ali, as Patron I of the mosque, also handed over cash and electrical appliances, contributed by the mosque takmir committee members, to Jefri Wee bin Abdullah.

    According to Welfare Affairs of the Community, the Poor and Destitute of Kampong Sungai Akar supervisor Haji Awang Hasbollah bin Haji Awang Damit, the activity was part of the takmir mosque committee’s efforts to extend a helping hand to the needy.

    He said Jefri Wee, who converted to Islam in 2019, is an active congregant of the mosque, and the committee has taken the initiative to get him back on his feet by ensuring that his welfare is being taken care of.

    Also joining the charitable cause yesterday were 30 personnel from the Gurkha Reserve Unit, as well as 60 volunteers from Kampong Sungai Akar.

    Minister of Primary Resources and Tourism Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Ali bin Apong hands over the donation to Jefri Wee bin Abdullah. PHOTOS: ROKIAH MAHMUD
    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 takes a closer look at the state of the residence belonging to Jefri Wee
    ABOVE & BELOW: Thirty personnel from Gurkha Reserve Unit and over 60 volunteers participate in the initiative in Kampong Sungai Akar

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