The Chief Minister’s wife, Datin Patinggi Dato Hajjah Juma’ani Tuanku Bujang (5th left) in a group photo with the others during the hearse handing over ceremony.

KUCHING:  The state’s Health Department recently received a hearse (van jenazah) at a handing over ceremony graced by the Chief Minister’s wife, Datin Patinggi Dato Hajjah Juma’ani Tuanku Bujang at Baitulmakmur, Petra Jaya, here.

The handing over of the van organised by Sarawak State Mosques Welfare Trust Board (LAKMNS) was an initiative by Juma’ani to assist the Sarawak General Hospital.

The Deputy Director of State Health Department, Dr. Kamarudin Lajim received the hearse on behalf of the department.

The hearse will be under the purview of the Medical Islamic Welfare Association (PERKIP) of the State Health Department .

Also present at the event were the General Manager of LAKMNS, Haji Mohamad Sabry Haji Othman, Mayor of Kuching North City Council (DBKU), Datuk Abang Abdul Wahap Abang Julai and head of LAKMNS Administration and Management, Megawati Hj Julaihi.