Developer Ekovest presents RM250,000 to Kampung Pandan gurdwara building fund

Minister and local MP also handed a RM100,000 cheque to the Wadda Gurdwara Sahib Kampung Pandan

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Local MP and Federal government minister Johari Abdul Ghani listening to Wadda Gurdwara Sahib Kampung Pandan committee president Jasbir Singh during the former’s visit to the gurdwara on 4 Nov 2017 – Photo / Supplied

Malaysian construction company Ekovest Berhad donated RM250,000 to the building fund of the Wadda Gurdwara Sahib Kampung Pandan (WGSKP).

The cheque was presented to the Kuala Lumpur gurdwara on 4 Nov 2017 to coincide with the conclusion prayers for Guru Nanak’s birthday celebration.

On the same day, Johari Abdul Ghani, the local Member of Parliament who is also a Federal Government minister, presented a RM100,000 donation as a soft launch for the gurdwara building fund.

In his speech, Ghani, who was born in Kampung Pandan, shared his experience of mixing with the Sikh community and seeing the changes taking place at the gurdwara. He had visited the gurdwara on various occassions before, including during a friend’s wedding ceremony.

Also present at the event was Archbishop Emeritus of Kuala Lumpur Murphy Pakiam.

On 29 Oct, Johari had also extended a RM100,000 donation to the Gurdwara Sahib Kampung Pandan Settlement (GSKPS), another gurdwara located not too far from WGSKP.

Local MP and Federal government minister Johari Abdul Ghani (third from left) at a fund raising event for Wadda Gurdwara Sahib Kampung Pandan – Photo / Supplied


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2 COMMENTS

  1. Sardar Gursharan Singh please keep your mouth shut !
    Don’t put unnessary remarks to show your stupidity here …

    Waheguru please bless him …

  2. Sanggat and I look forward to TRANSPARENCY and ACCOUNTABILITY in the MANAGEMENT of funds received for this project.
    This is important so as to avoid any wrong perception on usage of funds as is being investigated by MACC on funds allocated to Sabah Departments to assist poor and several other cases of abuse of power in the case of MANAGEMENT OF TRUST FUNDS..
    It is common a perception that TRUST FUNDS are SUSCEPTIBLE to EMBEZZLEMENT and MISMANAGEMENT of TRUST FUNDS which may be due to weak internal controls and poor monitoring even when those involved may be highly qualified and titled and professionals.
    I have been calling fot T & A of Trust Funds received from Federal and State Govts by Gurdwaras-NGOs-Societies-Charities’etc.
    A comprehensive article on MGT OF TRUST FUNDS was published Asia Samachar in 2016.
    Gur Fateh

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