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Published: Sunday December 29, 2013 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Updated: Sunday December 29, 2013 MYT 9:06:23 AM

RM1.6mil boost for IJN and NGOs

Doing his part: Sultan Azlan Shah giving a cheque to Dr Robaayah. Looking on are Tuanku Bainun and Raja Dr Nazrin Shah. -Bernama

Doing his part: Sultan Azlan Shah giving a cheque to Dr Robaayah. Looking on are Tuanku Bainun and Raja Dr Nazrin Shah. -Bernama

KUALA LUMPUR: The Sultan of Perak, Sultan Azlan Shah, has handed a contribution of RM1.6mil from the Sultan Azlan Shah Foundation (YSAS) to three organisations here.

A sum of RM1mil was given to the National Heart Institute (IJN) while two non-government organisations – the Tuanku Bainun Creativity Centre for Children (PKKTB) received RM500,000 while the Diabetes Association of Malaysia received RM100,000.

Also present were the Raja Permaisuri Perak, Tuanku Bainun, the Regent of Perak, Raja Dr Nazrin Shah and the Raja Puan Besar, Tuanku Zara Salim.

The contribution to IJN was received by its chief executive officer Tan Sri Dr Robaayah Zambahari.

The contribution was in support of the continuous efforts of IJN in boosting its medical standards.

Sultan Azlan Shah handed the contribution for PKKTB to his daughter, Raja Datuk Seri Azureen, who is chairman of the centre.

PKKTB, under the patronage of Tuanku Bainun, was set up to provide children including the handicapped, aged six to 16 years, with free practical training through various activities.

The contribution for the Diabetes Association of Malaysia was received by its president Datuk Dr Ikram Shah Ismail. — Bernama

Tags / Keywords: Health, Azlan Shah

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