Thursday, February 16, 2012

Contribution to the poor

Her Royal Highness Raja Zarith Sofia binti Almarhum Sultan Idris Shah consent to deliver contributions to the poor and unfortunate. 592 recipients received the contributions in the ceremony held at Padang Awam Felda Redong. Also accompanied the consort of the Sultan of Johor was her daughter, Her Highness Tunku Aminah Iskandariah binti Sultan Ibrahim. The recipients consist of orphans, the poor, elderly, converter and the disabled from the district of Ledang, Muar and Segamat.

Also present in the ceremony were the Speaker of Dewan Negeri Johor (Johor State Assembly), Datuk Othman Jais; MP of Sekijang, Baharom Mohamed; State Assemblymen of Kemelah, Datuk Ayub Rahmat; State Assemblymen of Tenang, Mohd Azahar Ibrahim and District Officer of Segamat, Rahim Nin.

The District Officer in his speech expressed his gratitude to the royal family for their arrival to the district and seeing the people. The Raja Zarith Sofia also not short with support as some recipients has come early to see their beloved future Sultanah with their own eyes. One of them is Awang Jumaat, 84 who among the recipients of the contribution. He dubbed himself as very fortunate as to be able to see the Raja Zarith Sofia with his own eyes as he only see her in the newspaper and television before this. Her Royal Highness the Raja Zarith Sofia is the consort of His Royal Highness the Sultan of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar. The consort nevertheless still not crowned as Sultanah to date.

picture from Utusan



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