Handing Over Ceremony - Rumah Seri Kenangan Sibu
Posted on : 01 Aug 2022  Source of News: Corporate Communication

The Handing Over Ceremony for the recently built Rumah Seri Kenangan by Yang Berusaha Ir. Richard Anak Tajan, Director of Public Works Sarawak to Puan Noriah Binti Haji Ahmad, Director (Social Welfare Department) was held today in Sibu. The handing over was being witnessed by Yang Berhormat Dato Sri Hajah Fatimah Abdullah, Minister of  Women, Early Childhood and Community Wellbeing Development.

The project briefing was delivered to the delegation by Ir. Anding Ak Unchi, Regional Manager (JKR NRO). With the construction of the new building, it will not only provide a comfortable environment for the elderly but also to improve on the emotional stability of people residing in. The project includes the construction of 2-story Office Blocks, Zamarud Hall, Dining Hall, 2 Blocks of Hostels, 1 unit of Officer House, Water Tower and exterior works. The project had commenced in January 2019 and was fully completed in February 2022.

During her opening speech, Yang Berhormat Dato Sri Hajah Fatimah Abdullah had expressed her gratitude to JKR Sarawak for completing the construction of Rumah Seri Kenangan Sibu. This building will be able to accomodate 50 senior citizens. She had also called for NGOs and youths to conduct various activities here so that it can bring benefits to the people in Rumah Seri Kenangan, be it physically or mentally.

Also present during the ceremony were Yang Berhormat Encik Mohammad Razi Bin Sitam, Deputy Minister for Women, Childhood and Community Development, Encik Wong Hee Sieng, Resident (Sibu), Encik Meehan Anak Jorai, Head of Projects (JKR Sarawak), Ir. Anding Ak Unchi, Regional Manager (JKR NRO), Ir. John Wong Toh Koo, Divisional Engineer (JKR Sibu), Head of Departments, officers from Social Welfare Department, officers from JKR Sarawak, principals from Welfare Institution, and local communities.