Chap Goh Meh cheer for the poor

By Halim Said, Streets, NST

 Haniza Talha giving an ang pow to Chin Siew Yong (left). With them are (from right) temple abbot Rev Chang Wen, Hee Loy Sian and Edward Lee Poh Lin.

Haniza Talha giving an ang pow to Chin Siew Yong (left). With them are (from right) temple abbot Rev Chang Wen, Hee Loy Sian and Edward Lee Poh Lin.

PETALING JAYA: Chap Goh Meh yesterday marks the end of the Chinese New Year celebrations. But it was not too late for Petaling Jaya Selatan member of Parliament Hee Loy Sian, Taman Medan state assemblyman Haniza Talha and Bukit Gasing state assemblyman Edward Lee Poh Lin to host an open house and distribute ang pow to the underprivileged.

The event was jointly organised with Sprint Highway and was held at the Yuan Lin Xiao Zhot Buddhist temple, here. Also present was Sprint finance manager Janet Khoo and Litrak group communications manager Bhavani Krishna Iyer.

A total of 40 underprivileged groups comprising single mothers, old folks, the disabled and the hardcore poor received ang pow and hampers donated by the three Pakatan Rakyat leaders as well as Sprint.

Hee said the event was aimed at fostering goodwill and friendship among the races. More Chinese New Year celebrations in S4 and S5

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