Thanksgiving event for council workers


Ng (in front) showing the goodie bags to be given to the council staff for their hard work.

A SMALL-SCALE thanksgiving and appreciation ceremony was held for more than 180 Penang Island City Council (MBPP) workers.

The ceremony at Astaka Kampung Baharu in Ayer Itam was a yearly event to give thanks to the council workers tasked with duties within the Ayer Itam and Air Putih areas.

This is the third time the event was held.

During the ceremony, each council worker was presented with a hamper filled with essential items and a McDonald’s meal packet.

Ayer Itam assemblyman Joseph Ng said the thanksgiving ceremony this year focused on takeaway items as they wanted the event to be quick and discreet due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

“We kept the ceremony quite simple this year if we compare it to the events held during previous years.

“In the past, we hosted meals for the workers so they could all gather and socialise with one another.

“In 2018, we organised a luncheon and last year, we held the ceremony at a KFC restaurant.

“Our purpose for this annual tradition is to express our gratitude to the council workers for all their hard work.

“Without them, our community and living space will not be this clean and conducive, ” he said during a press conference at the ceremony.

Ng said that since the council workers were also frontliners dealing with the pandemic, he hoped the public would be aware of their hard work.

“I want their contributions to be recognised.

“I hope that all the council workers will stay safe and keep themselves healthy while performing their duties, ” he added.

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