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UUM Students Embark On Charity Work In Samut Prakan, Thailand

SAMUT PRAKAN,April 16 (Bernama) -- A total of 40 long distance learning programme students from UniversitiUtaraMalaysia Kuala Lumpur campushave embarked on a charity programme at a Muslim village in Phra Pradaeng, about 11 kilometres from Bangkok.

The charity programme director,ShahrulNizamKhalil said the students were involved in repairing housesas well as handing financial assistance, food and equipmentto the poor andless fortunate villagers.

"We fork out ourown expenses to Thailand to ensure that the charity programme will achieve its objective in helping the poor and less fortunate,"he told Bernama here recently.

The programme, which was held incollaboration withYayasan Salamand the Malaysian Embassy in Thailand, also served as course framework for the Semester Four students.

Malaysian Ambassador to Thailand,Datuk Nazirah Hussain, who officiated the programme, hoped that it would forge closer ties not just between the two governments but also between the people of both countries.