Joining hands to contribute food, drinks to frontliners

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BINTULU: The Malaysian Government Servants Welfare and Sports Council (Maksak) Bintulu Division and the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) collaborated to contribute Hari Raya food and drinks to frontline personnel.

The donation was distributed to security personnel at a roadblock (SJR) at Simpang Kampung Warisan Jepak, Jalan Persisir Kuala Tatau-Bintulu, through the Sanjungan Budi Semarak Kasih Syawal Programme.

The symbolic handing over of donations was officiated at by Bintulu Resident and Maksak Bintulu chairman Jack Aman Luat to Bintulu district police chief Supt Zulkipli Suhaili, on Saturday.

Jack, when met, said the programme was to appreciate and recognise the services and sacrifices of security personnel who had to work during the Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebration in ensuring the public to comply fully with the standard operating procedures (SOPs).

“We really appreciate and are thankful for the services and sacrifices by the frontline personnel such as the Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM), Malaysian Armed Forces (ATM), Malaysian Volunteer Corps (Rela), the Malaysian Civil Defence Force (APM) and others who could not return home for Hari Raya because of their important tasks,” he said.

There are a total of 11 roadblocks in Bintulu division with nine located in Bintulu district and two in Tatau district making the area having the most in Sarawak.

Jack also presented kuih Raya donations from Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin and the Sarawak government to security personnel represented by Zulkipli.

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