UEM Group Berhad Contributed RM1.4 Million to UKMMC Since 2014

By Asmahanim Amir
Pictures by Department of Multimedia and Broadcasting, UKMMC

CHERAS, 10 April 2018 – UEM Group Berhad has contributed RM1.4 million zakat to patients who are not capable, and receive their treatment at Hospital Canselor Tuanku Muhriz (HCTM), UKM Medical Centre (UKMMC) since 2014.

The zakat that they give involving a fund of RM350,000 every year and this year (2018) is the fifth year the company is giving zakat.

Of the total, RM80, 000 is to immediate needs and emergency and RM270,000 is to medical and effective medical and surgical requirements.

Within five years, a total of 150 patients has received the zakat and the aid that they received is to cover the cost of equipment and medicines.

Also present at the ceremony is Managing Director cum Chief Executive Officer of UEM Group Berhad, Dato’ Izzaddin Idris, Managing Director cum Chief Executive Officer of UEM Edgenta Berhad, Dato’ Azmir Merican and Director of HCTM, Assoc Prof Dato’ Dr Hanafiah Harunarashid.