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Deputy Domestic Trade and Cost of Living Minister Fuziah Salleh at the Rahmah Sales programme at Taman Desa Darul Naim area in Pasir Tumboh, Kelantan, on July 28, 2023. — Picture via FACEBOOK/FUZIAH SALLEH

60 Kolej Komuniti Miri students receive Rahmah food baskets

MIRI, Aug 21  — Sixty students received “Bakul Rahmah” (Rahmah food baskets) worth RM5,000 here today.

The donation in the form of basic and daily necessities consisting of rice, cooking oil, biscuits, sugar, flour, milo, soy sauce, sardines, instant noodles and tea were presented by Domestic Trade and Cost of Living, Deputy Minister Senator Fuziah Salleh.

According to Fuziah, the Bakul Rahmah donation was made possible by the cooperation of several statutory and voluntary bodies including Yayasan Persatuan Islam Malaysia, Persatuan Pengusaha-Pengusaha Stesen Minyak Shell Miri, Palmer Sdn Bhd, Upmills Sdn Bhd, Everise Supermarket and Pioneer Trading Sdn Bhd.

“The ministry hopes that more industry parties, non-governmental organisations, corporate figures, philanthropists and individuals can join in ministry efforts to eradicate hardcore poverty make this Bakul Rahmah Programme a success,” she said at the handover ceremony.

She said, the ministry had introduced Bakul Rahmah, on Jan 11, as one of the main programmes to help ease the cost of living for people across the country.

The main objective of Rahmah’s implementation is to help the needy regardless of race, ethnicity and religion with the implementation mechanism being corporate social responsibility and not having any allocation from the ministry or government.

The Ministry, she said, is very grateful to all parties who are actively helping it remder assistance to its target groups.

She also welcomed donations to help those in need, especially victims of natural disasters such as landslides and floods.

— Bernama

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