IPOH – Perak Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abdul Kadir attended a ‘buka puasa’ event with 150 staff and patients of Hospital Bahagia in Ulu Kinta here last night.
Also present was the hospital director, Dr Rabai’ah Mohd Salleh.
Zambry told reporters later that the state government would continue to provide aid to the hospital from time to time.
He said his presence at the event was to show appreciation to the staff who took care of the mental patients.
Zambry called on individuals and organisations to help the hospital.
He also said that society should not marginalise people with mental illness but help them lead a meaningful life in the community. – BERNAMA