ALOR SETAR: TUNKU Panglima Besar Kedah Tan Sri Tunku Puteri Intan Safinaz Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah recently gave aid to 300 needy people.
The event, held at Dewan Seri Negeri Wisma Darulaman recently, was initiated by the Sultanah Bahiyah Foundation, a non-profit charitable organisation chaired by Intan Safinaz.
Among the sponsors were Sakan
Sdn Bhd, Era Edar Marketing Sdn Bhd, Impressive Communication and Usima Sdn Bhd.
One of the recipients, 84-year-old Fatimah Awang from Sungai Limau, thanked the foundation and the sponsors for the aid.
"I am happy that there are still kind people who look after the needs of people like me.
"This is the second time I am receiving contributions from YSB and I will use it wisely for my Hari Raya preparations," she said.
Another recipient, Zakaria Said, 47, from Lubuk Merbau, said he had been unemployed for a few years, after he was diagnosed with chronic heart disease.
"My wife is the sole breadwinner for our family and this aid is of great help to us," said the father of four.