MONDAY, 16 FEBRUARY – Nearly 200 staff of Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) under the An-Nashir group held a Charity Project at Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Timbang, Kota Belud, recently.
According to UMS Deputy Head Librarian cum Chairman of the Programme, Haji Zawawi Hj Tiyunin, the charity project was held in conjunction with the Maulidur Rasul 1436H/2015M UMS level, thus fostering the spirit of living together in a community regardless of race, religion and ideology.
“UMS would like to thank the management and staff of SK Timbang for willingly accepting us and giving and encouraging response even though on weekends,” he said when met by media at the programme.
An-Nashir comprised Student Affairs Department, UMS Library, Development and Maintenance Department, Centre for Postgraduate Studies, Curriculum and Student Development Centre, Alumni Centre, Health Centre, Reserve Officers Training Unit and Police Volunteers of UMS.
Meanwhile, the headmaster of SK Timbang, Zenian Ikol expressed his gratitude with the long-awaited charity project, more so after the school was affected by the recent floods.
“Thank you to An-Nashir group, UMS for choosing our school to conduct their Charity Project, not only doing repairs to the school but also the boarding schools, resource centre and laboratories, the school also received a heartfelt contribution,” he said.
The An-Nashir group donated school supplies such as cupboards, bookcases, sports equipment and reading materials at the programme.
Also present at the charity project was the Dean of the Postgraduate Studies, Prof. Datin Dr. Mariam Abd. Latip and the Director of UMS Alumni Centre, Mohd. Raffie Hj. Janau. – SM (fl)
Photo: Rogaya Ahmad, UMS Library
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