100 families also receive essentials like rice
and cooking oil
Minister of Transport Dato' Sri Liow Tiong
Lai, Mr. Paul Baker, Deputy Chief Operating Officer of Resorts World Genting,
and Ms. Katherine Chew, Vice President of Resort Communications & Public
Relations posing for a group picture with the village representatives of
Kampung Sg. Bot.
It has been a tradition for Resorts World
Genting to enjoy a buka puasa meal with the Orang Asli community during the
holy month of Ramadan, and this year is no different.
On 11th June 2017, a
team from the resort visited the Orang Asli community in Kampung Sg Bot
recently to partake of the meal with the residents there. Led by Paul Baker,
Deputy Chief Operating Officer of Resorts World Genting, and Katherine Chew,
Vice President of Resort Communications & Public Relations, the team was
welcomed by Tok Batin Abdul Karim, head of Kampung Orang Asli in Pahang.
Sri Liow Tiong Lai presenting his opening speech before the buka puasa.
guest-of-honour at the significant event was Minister of Transport Dato' Sri
Liow Tiong Lai, who is also Member of Parliament of the Bentong area.
buka puasa event was attended by 350 villagers. The resort sponsored the meals
and also contributed 100 sets of goodies that included rice, cooking oil, and
canned food. One hundred families at the kampung benefited from the
of rice, cooking oil, sardins and other cooking essentials ready to be given
out to the Orang Asli.
bags to be distributed to the villagers.
and camaraderie prevail in community spaces where people gather—and it was
evident at the event with the villagers joining the resort workers in preparing
and cooking the meals.
(L-R) Tok Batin Abdul
Karim, Head of Kampung Orang Asli, Mr. Paul Baker, Deputy Chief Operating
Officer of Resorts World Genting, Minister of Transport Dato' Sri Liow Tiong
Lai and Ms. Katherine Chew, Vice President of Resort Communications &
Public Relations helping out the Orang Asli with the food distribution.
annual project that the resort is proud to organise, the aim of the buka puasa
event is to foster relations with the Orang Asli community in the area. It is a
platform that allows the employees of the resort to be involved with community
service and to make a difference in people's lives.
Sri Liow Tiong Lai, Mr. Paul Baker and Ms. Katherine Chew handing out Raya
packets, rice and cooking oil to the Orang Asli.
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