MRP funds given to associations, committees

Julaihi (third left) presents the MRP cheque to a representative of an organisation while others look on.

KUCHING: A total of 69 organisations in the Sebuyau constituency received minor rural project (MRP) grants recently.

Infrastructure and Ports Development assistant minister Datuk Julaihi Narawi said of the total, 19 are Parent-Teacher Associations (PTAs) of primary schools and a secondary school (SMK Sebuyau).

The remaining 50 are local committees including village safety and development committees (JKKKs).

“A total of 50 committees received the MRP grants to run various programmes that have been planned.

“For the record, each primary school PTA received a grant of RM10,000 while SMK Sebuyau PTA received RM30,000,” he said in a Facebook post on Saturday (July 17).

Earlier, he attended the MRP grants presentation ceremony at the Sebuyau Development Hall.

He added that among those receiving the grants were the Sebuyau and Sebangan zones Headmasters’ Council.

Also present during the ceremony were Samarahan Resident Ibrahim Lumpu, Sebuyau sub-district administrative officer Asli Yahya and community leader Abu Seman Suhaili.