TO express solidarity with Palestinians in Gaza, Shah Alam City Council (MBSA) donated RM35,160 to Tabung Kemanusiaan Selangor Prihatin, which is mobilised by Selangor government.A mock cheque for the amount collected was presented by Shah Alam acting mayor Mohd Rashidi Ruslan to Selangor Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Amiruddin Shari.
“MBSA is the first local authority in Selangor to contribute to the fund,” said MBSA Corporate and Public Relations Division head Shahrin Ahmad in a statement.
“The donations came from MBSA’s management, staff and councillors.
“We hope this donation can help alleviate the pain experienced by the Palestinians.
“The money can be used to get medical equipment and assistance for hospitals in Gaza and for the people.”
The fund, initiated by Selangor government as a sign of solidarity over the plight of the Palestinians, aims to collect RM1mil in donations.