Orphans and the elderly enjoy Raya in Lanchang

TEMERLOH: Thirty orphans and 51 senior citizens from the Lanchang constituency here were treated to a sumptuous meal and given festive goodies in conjunction with the Hari Raya celebration.

The event was made possible by MTD InfraPerdana Bhd.

Present at the ceremony in Kampung Mempatih mosque here was Lanchang assemblyman Datuk Mohd Sharkar Shamsuddin.

The firm was represented by its executive vice-chairman Nik Fauzi Nik Hussein.

Mohd Sharkar, who is State Information, Science, Technology and Innovation Committee chairman, lauded the initiative by a private sector company to help the less fortunate.

He urged more organisations to carry out similar programmes in line with the caring society concept.

Nik Fauzi said the yearly programme was part of its corporate social responsibility to society.

He said the firm hoped to render assistance to as many locals living within its area of operations.

“We hope the less fortunate will be able to share the joy and not be left out of the celebration,” he said.

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