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Welfare Visit

By Mei Kuan

General Officer Commanding 4th Malaysian Infantry Division, Major-General Dato’ Pahlawan Redzuan Hj Baharuddin and wife recently visited the home of Corporal Azme Salam whose 9-year-old son suffers from congenital hydrocephalus. Living in Kampung Kepayang in Simpang Pulai, Muhammad Harith Amsyar Azme was born with an excessive accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid in the brain and is currently receiving treatment at the general hospital every three months.

On a separate day, Dato’ Pahlawan Redzuan and his wife paid a visit to the home of Corporal Abdul Mutalib Azizan whose 5-year-old son, Muhammad Khairyl Arman Abdul Mutalib suffers from the same condition. Hailing from Sangro Circle in Taiping, Khairyl is bedridden and receiving treatment from the Taiping Hospital every two months.

Contributions were presented to Corporal Azme and Corporal Abdul Mutalib, who are both members of Ipoh-based 2nd Malaysian Infantry Brigade.

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Tan Mei Kuan

Tan Mei Kuan graduated with first-class honours and book prize from University of Malaya majoring in languages and linguistics (English). She is proficient in both written and spoken English and Malay. She is also conversant in Mandarin and has knowledge of Japanese and Korean languages. Mei Kuan has been on the Dean’s List for three years running. Having written for the campus newspaper and residential college magazine, joining Ipoh Echo has helped utilise her writing and language skills. In her spare time she enjoys running (races).

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