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Ramadhan charity uplifts orphans

Azlan Othman

Forty orphans of the workforce under the Ministry of Development (MoD) and its departments received donations in a ceremony yesterday.

The donations were collected from top management, senior officers, officers and staff at the MoD, and were presented to the orphans by Minister of Development Dato Seri Setia Ir Awang Haji Suhaimi bin Haji Gafar.

The annual activity aims to cultivate a sense of responsibility in the care of underprivileged children.

It is also held to encourage the ministry to increase the act of giving alms during the holy month of Ramadhan.

Also in attendance yesterday were the Deputy Minister of Development Dato Seri Paduka Ar Haji Marzuke bin Haji Mohsin; permanent secretary, deputy permanent secretaries, heads of departments and divisions and units at the ministry.

ABOVE & BELOW: Minister of Development Dato Seri Setia Ir Awang Haji Suhaimi bin Haji Gafar and Deputy Minister of Development Dato Seri Paduka Ar Haji Marzuke bin Haji Mohsin handing donations to orphans of the MoD workforce; and the minister in a group photo with orphans. PHOTOS: AZLAN OTHMAN

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