Welfare Dept monthly aid recipients to get cash 15 days early this month

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  • Tuesday, 24 Mar 2020

PUTRAJAYA: Some 500,000 recipients of the Welfare Department's monthly assistance will get their aid early, starting Wednesday (March 25).

Women, Family and Community Development Minister Datuk Seri Rina Harun (pic) said the recipients are getting their cash aid 15 days earlier than usual.

This involves RM150mil.

"We hope those who will be heading to the banks to exercise caution and follow orders issued by the authorities during the MCO," she said in a statement on Tuesday (March 24).

Rina also reminded the recipients to exercise social distancing and avoid crowded banks.

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