KUALA LUMPUR - Datuk Seri Najib Razak today said an additional allocation of RM3 million would be provided to improve the facilities at the Federal Territories Islamic Religious Council (MAIWP)- Hospital Selayang Cataract Surgery Centre here in a bid to help the people, especially the underprivileged members of the community.
The prime minister said the allocation was for the procurement of state-of-the-art equipment to enable the centre, located in Jalan Kuching here, to improve its services.
Najib today had a first-hand look at the centre’s facilities and operation during his visit to the centre, which offers its services for as low as RM103 or even free of charge, especially to hardcore poor.
The centre managed by the MAIWP with the cooperation from the hospital is offering its services to the people regardless of their race and religion.
“I’m really impressed with the service. I was made to understand that approximately 30 patients receive efficient treatment for their eye problem here on daily basis,” Najib said in his brief speech at the end of the visit.
Meanwhile, the majority of patients at the centre were surprised to see the prime minister walking in and greeting