Semop rep gives out RM105,300 MRP grants

Abdullah (front, second left) presents a grant to a recipient’s representative.

KUCHING: A total of RM105,300 in minor rural project (MRP) grants had been distributed in the Semop state constituency.

This was during a working visit by Assistant Minister in the Chief Minister’s Department (Corporate Affairs and Sarawak Government Communication Unit) and Semop assemblyman Abdullah Saidol on Saturday (April 10).

The recipients comprised 13 mosques; each received RM1,500 for the purpose of holding activities in the month of Ramadan. Meanwhile, an allocation of RM500 each was also distributed to five surau for the same purpose.

At the same time, 14 Sarawak National Youth Organisation (Saberkas) units received RM1,000 each while Kampung Semop Saberkas received RM1,500 for the purpose of holding the Bubur Lambuk distribution programme.

During the visit, Abdullah also pledged a total of RM22,000 to 22 schools in the Semop state constituency to hold activities in the month of Ramadan.

Apart from that, Masjid Darul Ibadah Committee of Kampung Tekajong received a contribution of RM2,500 while the Kampung Serdeng village safety and development committee (JKKK) received an allocation of RM6,900 for the purchase of ICT equipment.

Gerakan Prihatin Pulau Bruit received an allocation of RM3,000 while SK Mohd Redeh, Saai received a contribution of RM1,400.

At Rumah Peter Minggat, Jalan Sibu-Tanjung Manis, Abdullah presented an allocation of RM33,000 for a “gotong-royong” project to develop the road in the longhouse.

He then witnessed a brief ceremony to hand over the completed Darul Falah Mosque Repair Project in Kampung Saai worth RM200,000.

Abdullah reminded every village leader to manage the donations prudently and always be alert to the threat of Covid-19.

He urged the public to adhere to the standard operating procedures (SOPs) set by the State Disaster Management Committee for religious ceremonies in mosques and surau during the month of Ramadan.