Inland Revenue Board (LHDN) distributed 2,759 food baskets across Kuala Lumpur, Labuan, Penang, Pahang, Sabah and Sarawak to people impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.
The was done under its corporate social responsibility (CSR) “Hasil Prihatin” programme.
In Kuala Lumpur, the handover ceremony at Federal Territory Mosque was attended by LHDN chief executive officer Datuk Seri Dr Sabin Samitah.
Some 300 food baskets were given to residents’ representatives to be distributed to targeted groups.
Meanwhile in Penang, LHDN deputy chief executive officer (management) Datuk Dr Sotimin Muhalip handed over 1,000 food baskets to local residents at the Al Bukhary mosque.
In Sarawak, the CSR Hasil Prihatin was simultaneously held in Kuching and Miri with the distribution of 600 food baskets.
In Pahang, 659 food baskets were distributed in Kuantan, Raub, Bentong, Lipis, Jerantut and Cameron Highlands in collaboration with Pahang Islamic Religious and Malay Customs Council and non-governmental organisations.
Working in collaboration with Welfare Department in Sabah, LHDN state director Datuk Hajam Lajah Alam handed over 100 food baskets to residents in Keningau.
A total of 100 food baskets were also distributed to representatives of residents and churches.
The ceremony was held at Sungai Lada Community Hall and The Seventh-Day Adventist Church with representatives from the church, Bassel Christian Church of Malaysia Labuan, Church of The SIB Spring Garden Labuan and Church of The Blessed Sacrament Labuan.
To date, LHDN has distributed 8,829 food baskets to communities affected by the pandemic.
In line with the “Keluarga Malaysia” (Malaysia Family) concept, LHDN will continue its effort to expand the nationwide implementation of its Hasil Prihatin effort.