BAGAN DATUK, Feb 19 – Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi today announced another RM2 million allocation to the Police Heritage Trust Fund (TAWP). Ahmad Zahid said with the allocation, the accumulated fund now stood at RM5 million.
“Now, I leave the responsibility to Datuk Seri Zulkifli (Abdullah), via this Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) high-powered motorcycle convoy, to raise another RM5 million for the TAWP , so that it will have RM10 million to carry out police programmes nationwide.”
Ahmad Zahid said this during lunch with the convoy participants and Home Ministry personnel at the Hutan Melintang Police Station here today. Apart from Zulkifli who is Bukit Aman Internal Security and Public Order Department director, the event was also attended by Perak Police chief Datuk Hasnan Hassan.
On Jan 15, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak announced that the government would allocate RM3 million annually towards the TAWP for three years for the welfare of the police pensioners and their families. — Bernama