Maybank Cambodia kicked of their symbolic food box presentation ceremony, It was headed by Maybank Cambodia CEO, Dato’ Mohd Hanif Suadi and attended by Ambassador of Malaysia to Cambodia, H.E. Eldeen Husaini. Representatives of Islamic Relief Malaysia and Cambodia Care were also in the scene, as well as the officials of the Embassy of Malaysia and senior management members of Maybank Cambodia. Zakat Fitrah was done to 200 local families in Chong Khos Village (Kampong Sampan), Chroy Changvar, Phnom Penh, where some of whom live in the sampans and some on land along the riverside. On May 4, 2019, the distribution of food supplies was made to another 300 families in Otrave Village, Andong Thmor Village and Sre Knong Village in Sihanouville.
Meanwhile, Regional Ramadhan Relief, a Maybank Islamic Berhad’s leading CR programme will meet 14,645 families in 10 ASEAN countries (Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam, the Philippines, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, Brunei and the Rohingya refugees (Myanmar) ) who will be receiving food supplies from the bank, in connection with the fasting month of Ramadhan. With around USD675,000 or 2.7 billion KHR allotted for this event in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh.