BENTONG DEC.24: The next of kin of each victim who died in the current floods that hit the country recently will receive RM10, 000 from the Federal Government.
Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said, the district disaster centre will supply the names of those killed in the floods and the assistance will be delivered promptly to the affected next of kin.
“We sympathise for what has happened and as such we will provide some contribution and channel it to the district office which will hand it to the next of kin of the victim concerned.
“It is also learnt that Pahang state government will also contribute RM5, 000 to the next of kin of each victim killed in the floods,” Ismail said in a press conference following his visit to the flood relief centre (PPS) at Sekolah Kebangsaan Bukit Piatus here today as reported by the national media.
On another development the Prime Minister urged the Ministers and politicians to cancel their plans to go for holidays abroad until the flood problems are settled.
Ismail then requested those who are already abroad for their holidays to return immediately if there are flights available.
“Come back immediately to be together with the people who are facing difficulties and in need of help,” he reiterated. –Malaysia World News