RM58,000 POUR IN FOR ROHINGYA
KDN, Superbikers Association donate to Media Prima’s humanitarian fund
TABUNG Kemanusiaan Rohingya Media Prima, a humanitarian fund started by Media Prima Bhd, has received donations amounting to RM58,000 from the Superbikers Association of Malaysia (SAM) and Kelab Kementerian Dalam Negeri (KDN).
Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, who is also home minister, presented a mock cheque to Media Prima Bhd group chairman Tan Sri Ismee Ismail.
SAM contributed RM38,000 while Kelab KDN donated RM20,000.
The mock cheque presentation was held during a National
Transformation 2050 (TN50) dialogue on safety and security at the Police Training Centre (Pulapol) here yesterday.
Present were Deputy Home Minister Datuk Nur Jazlan Mohamed and more than 100 nongovernmental organisations.
Tabung Kemanusiaan Rohingya Media Prima is aimed at enabling caring individuals and
organisations to contribute and ease the plight of victims caught in the conflict in Rakhine State, Myanmar.
On May 3, the fund contributed and disbursed RM20,000 in the form of food supplies to the Rohingya under the “Food Flotilla for Myanmar” mission organised by Kelab Putera 1Malaysia, Majlis Perundingan Islam Malaysia and
Turkiye Diyanet Vakfi.
On July 4, the fund disbursed RM735,655.45 to Mercy Malaysia, which operates Primary Healthcare Services in Myanmar to provide medical assistance to the Rohingya and others in need.
Contributions can be made to Tabung Kemanusiaan Rohingya Media Prima via its Maybank account (5642-7652-2630).
Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi presenting a mock cheque for RM20,000 to Media Prima Bhd group chairman Tan Sri Ismee Ismail (left) at the Police Training Centre in Kuala Lumpur yesterday. With them is Home Ministry secretary-general Datuk Seri Alwi Ibrahim.