| Putrajaya, Malaysia | 26 Aug 2016 | Asia Samachar |
The Ministry of Woman, Family and Community Development will assist the Sikh Welfare Society Malaysia (SWSM) on the welfare cases that are referred to its Welfare Department as well as provide funding for its activities.
Deputy Minister of Woman, Family and Community Development Chew Mei Fun gave the assurance when a team from the society paid her a courtesy call in Putrajaya on Thursday (26 Aug 016).
“Various plans to assist the Sikh community were discussed. YB stressed that her Ministry is willing to work together with Sikh Welfare Society in their programmes and even provide financial assistance and funding,” SWSM President Tarlochan Singh Dhaliwal said in a text sent to Asia Samachar.
Chew has also agreed to be a SWSM Patron. She has assigned special officer Nonie Baizura bt Mohd Kosim to liase with tje society.
At the meetiong, Chew had also approved a RM3,000 funding for a woman’s legal awareness workshop to be held soon.
Sikh Welfare Society Malaysia team pays a courtesy call on Malaysian Deputy Minister of Woman, Family and Community Development Chew Mei Fun (4th from left) in Putrajaya on 26 Aug 2016. The team included (L-R) Hardip Kaur (Exco), Hardev Kaur (Exco), Santokh Singh (Treasurer), Charanjit Singh (Exco), Tarlochan Singh Dhaliwal (President), Tara Singh Gill (Exco) and Bhubinder Kaur (Exco) – PHOTO / SUPPLIED
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