KUCHING: Local construction entity, Lebuhraya Borneo Utara (LBU) has stepped forward to donate RM1 million to the Sarawak State Disaster Relief fund.
According to LBU’s Managing Director, Mohamad Zaidee Abang Hipni, “So many people are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of our corporate responsibility, Lebuhraya Borneo Utara is contributing RM1 million to the State Government’s disaster relief fund to channel assistance to help the community cope with the current challenging situation.”
Mohamad Zaidee expressed his hope that more corporate entities would come forward to lend a helping hand during this time.
LBU is one of the first corporate entities in the State to have come forward to contribute to the relief fund.
LBU’s contribution was received by Chairman of the State Disaster Relief Management Committee, Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas today.
Presenting LBU’s contribution was Managing Director, Mohamad Zaidee Abang Hipni, and Head, Corporate Communications, Nor Zalida Ahmad.
LBU is the former Project Delivery Partner to the Government for the development of the Pan Borneo Highway Sarawak.
Among its corporate responsibility programmes, LBU had in 2017 built a new school for SK Kampung Buda, Spaoh, Betong at a cost of RM2.8 million.
The previous dilapidated school buildings of SK Kampung Buda suffered total collapse into the river following a landslip.