RM1 mln for Laila Taib Cancer Foundation

KUCHING: The Laila Taib Cancer Foundation received a donation of RM1 million from Juara Cahya Sarawak Sdn Bhd and Datuk Hasmi Hasnan with each donor giving RM500,000.
Chief Minister Pehin Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud received the donation at his residence, Demak Jaya, last night after the Solat Isyak and Terawih prayers.

Taib also received donations from generous organisations and individuals on behalf of Pertubuhan Anak Yatim Sarawak (Peryatim) and the Sarawak branch of Muslim Welfare Organisation Malaysia (Perkim).

Besides, 12 mosques and surau in the city received government grants to carry out religious activities throughout the Ramadan month. Taib also gave personal donation to orphans.

Also present was Assistant Minister in the Chief Minister’s Department (Islamic Affairs) Datuk Daud Abdul Rahman and Muara Tuang assemblyman Datuk Seri Mohamad Ali Mahmud.

( Taken from Borneo Post Online)