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Karnival Sukan Rakyat Mukim Serkat Brings Community Together

15 December 2015

Malakoff Corporation Berhad (Malakoff) recently contributed to “Karnival Sukan Rakyat Mukim Serkat”, an event held as part of its efforts to build, strengthen and sustain relationships with the local communities where it operates. The ‘Sukan Rakyat’ held on 21 and 22 November, was organised in collaboration with the Penghulu and Jawatankuasa Kemajuan Kampung (JKK) of Mukim Serkat. Close to 1,000 local residents of all ages from the community participated in a host of exciting family-oriented attractions and telematch games at the event over the weekend.

Speaking about the initiative, Dato’ Sri Syed Faisal Albar, the Chief Executive Officer of Malakoff said, “As a responsible corporate citizen, we are committed to work in close and active partnership with the local folks, especially as we are operating in the nearby Tanjung Bin Power Plant.”

“Our collaboration with JKK Mukim Serkat for the ‘Sukan Rakyat’ strengthens our relationship and brings us closer to the local community.”

The weekend drew large crowds from eight villages in Mukim Serkat, who participated in various fun-filled activities, including a karaoke competition, colouring contest, costume challenge, sports activities and traditional games. Attractive prizes were also presented to winners in all categories.

Roslan Bin Bokari, Penghulu of Mukim Serkat expressed his gratitude to Malakoff for being part of this community initiative. “The event was a great opportunity for the community to come together and have fun as one big family. Overall, it was an enjoyable weekend and I look forward to other events in the future.”

“I would like to thank Malakoff for their generous contributions and active involvement. Their on-the-ground initiatives have benefitted the community in Mukim Serkat,” he added.

Recently, Malakoff also donated RM91,700 to benefit 396 school children and varsity students as well as selected organisations in Mukim Serkat. Beneficiaries included various JKKK, schools, mosques, local NGOs and fisherman associations in Mukim Serkat. Since 2011, the Company has contributed over RM710,147.71 for various welfare projects around the Tanjung Bin area.

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