KUDAT: Minister of Special Tasks Datuk Teo Chee Kang has lauded Petronas for carrying out its corporate social responsibility (CSR) by providing education opportunities for the talents in our country as well as assisting the people in need.
For the past 10 years, Petronas has been providing study aid for outstanding students to pursue their tertiary studies overseas in effort to develop the human capital in our country.
In addition, Teo said the company has also contributed goods and financial assistance to people with special needs as well as fire and flood victims.
He said that at a Chinese New Year celebration organized by Petronas at a community rehabilitation centre here recently.
“This year, Petronas not only celebrated the Chinese New Year with special needs children in Kudat, but also handed out goods and financial aid to victims affected by the floods in the district.
“The company also taught the people how to use liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinder safely and instilled awareness of emergency response to the people.”
On the other hand, Teo also hoped that Petronas could offer study aid for youths in Kudat so that they could have the opportunity to further their education and return to serve the country in the future.- Sayangsabah