Free emergency ambulance services along highways

Three orphans from the police district office in Petaling Jaya get to shop for their Hari Raya clothes at Mydin USJ Subang Jaya.
KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak is expected to launch the service of 11 emergency ambulances owned by Kelab Putera 1Malaysia this Friday at the Prime Minister's Department in Putrajaya.Kelab Putera 1Malaysia president, Datuk Abdul Azeez Abdul Rahim said the ambulances will start operating at several highways, covering areas including Subang Jaya to Bukit Kayu Hitam, Gombak to Gua Musang, and Sungai Besi to Johor Baru.

"We have trained 66 paramedics, mostly former Mat Rempit to carry out their duties with the ambulances," he said.He said the ambulance service will be free-of-charge and in line with the effort to give the best service to the public."We will also liaise with the hospitals closest to the scene of the accident to help," he said after handing out financial aid and goodie bags at Mydin USJ Subang Jaya to orphans from schools around Ampang Jaya and children of fallen policemen.

At Mydin, 88 orphans each received RM150 as duit raya and another RM150 to shop for Hari Raya clothes.One of the orphans, Mohd Rayhan Kamarulzaman, 17, from Ampang Jaya who lives with his grandfather said that he is thankful for the aid given to him.Rayhan said he usually worked part-time to earn money for his Raya needs."I've never seen my parents since birth," he said. "This donation has made my Hari Raya celebration this year more meaningful."