PETALING JAYA: In a gesture of appreciation to frontliners, Bank Simpanan Nasional (BSN) distributed 12,000 iftar packs during Ramadan at 50 locations from March 24 to April 7.
The corporate social responsibility programme through BSN Care is to celebrate the frontliners who have sacrificed their time and energy carrying out their responsibilities, BSN said in a statement on Thursday (April 20).
It said the activities started on March 24 in Sarawak, followed by Kelantan, Kedah, Perlis, Perak, Johor, Terengganu, Sabah, Melaka, Pahang, Selangor, Kuala Lumpur and Negri Sembilan.
"Agencies and personnel involved were from the Health Ministry, police, Armed Forces, National Security Council, Malaysian Civil Defence Force, local authorities and relevant government agencies. Each recipient received various food items, including dates, bubur lambuk, bubur pulut hitam, puding raja and other local desserts," the statement said.
BSN chief executive officer Jay Khairil said the bank was aware of the frontliners' essential duty and the need to always be on station, so it was hoped that this CSR programme would allow them to break their fast while bringing them some joy as well.