Ipoh City Council organised a “buka puasa” treat for 50 children from Ar‑Raudhah Baitul Mubarouqah Orphanage, Gunung Rapat. The event was held at Kinta Riverfront Hotel and Resort, Ipoh and was hosted by the Mayor, Dato’ Roshidi Hashim. The orphans received “duit raya” from the Mayor.
Bubur Lambuk for All
Tourism Perak came up with a novel idea to dispense bubur lambuk for all and sundry. The breakfast delicacy, a hit with most Muslims, was mass produced on the grounds of Stadium Indera Mulia, Ipoh on the evening of Thursday, August 9. The porridge was then packed into plastic containers and given to visitors and passers-by. Over 6,000 packs were prepared. Dato’ Hamidah Osman and her staff then distributed the packs to passing motorists at the Ipoh PLUS toll gates.
Forty five orphans from the Budi Mulia Nurul Huda Orphanage, Chemor were treated to a buka puasa dinner at Excelsior Hotel, Ipoh on Thursday, July 24. Present to greet the children were Mayor Dato’ Roshidi Hashim and Council Secretary, Dato’ Hj Abdul Rahim Md Ariff. After a hearty meal the children were given gifts and the customary ‘duit raya’.
Over 2,000 guests consisting of orphans, members of the public and non-governmental organisations were at the Chief Minister, Dato’ Seri DiRaja Dr Zambry Abdul Kadir’s residence on Wednesday, July 25 for buka puasa. Guests and orphans enjoyed a very sumptuous spread laid specially for them in the dining hall.
Nearly 5,000 people gathered at the Chief Minister’s residence on the evening of Thursday, July 26 to break fast with Prime Minister Dato’ Seri Najib Abdul Razak and his wife, Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor. It was an auspicious moment for the PM as it coincided with his 59th birthday. Among the the guests present were members of the state assembly, senior state civil servants and mosque officials. Datuk Seri Najib presented gifts to the imam of the state mosque.