Home > News > Nation
Friday August 8, 2014 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Friday August 8, 2014 MYT 8:40:07 AM
by p. aruna
For a good cause: Badlisyah (second from left) handing over a mock cheque for RM1mil to Dr Ahmad Faizal to mark the bank’s donation to Gaza relief efforts. Looking on are Ahmad Faezal (left) and Hartini.
PETALING JAYA: CIMB Islamic Bank has contributed RM1mil to Mercy Malaysia towards its mission to provide relief in conflict-torn Gaza.
The funds will go into helping the non-governmental body send medical aid, food and other basic necessities for those affected in the war-ravaged area.
According to the bank, the contribution will also be used to fund the NGO’s collaborative work with the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA).
Executive director and CEO Badlisyah Abdul Ghani handed over the cheque to Mercy Malaysia president Datuk Dr Ahmad Faizal Perdaus during a ceremony at the bank’s headquarters in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday.
Badlisyah said they hoped that the contribution would help bring relief to those in need.
“More importantly, we pray for the end of the conflict and violence because too many innocent lives have perished,” he said.
“We are thankful for the unceasing work that these NGOs perform to provide humanitarian assistance to Palestinian civilians and refugees,” he added.
“We hope that more corporate bodies and Malaysians in general will support these NGOs.”
Present at the ceremony were Mercy Malaysia executive director Ahmad Faezal Mohamed and UNRWA country representative in Malaysia Hartini Zainudin.
Tags / Keywords:
Family Community, gaza mercy malaysia cimb
Many senior citizens still cannot afford to retire
Council installs facilities for easy access to pedestrian bridge
Anifah Aman: Government will not 'rescue' child porn convict from British jail
Minister: Child porn convict 'sick', needs counselling
Dep IGP: Student in child porn case a free man after serving sentence
MACC denies info leak on 1MDB, director quizzed
MACC director lashes out over search in 1MDB probe
Shafie Apdal rubbishes talk of joining Opposition
Government to use ‘keyboard warriors’ to counter racial, political accusations
IGP: Cops may question Zeti, MACC's Mohd Shukri
How to manage your project cashflow
Star ePaper surpasses 100,000 mark
India orders clampdown on Internet porn, sparks censorship debate
You're not good enough, Frost tells Zulfadli ahead of world meet
Copyright © 1995-2015 Star Media Group Berhad (ROC 10894D)(Formerly known as Star Publications (Malaysia) Berhad)