TAIPING: Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism deputy minister Datuk Tan Lian Hoe came to the aid of two persons who were sick and in urgent need of assistance.
She presented a wheelchair to Mary Tiraviam who found it difficult to walk after an operation a month ago.
Tan also gave cash to the family at their house in Lorong Kampung Boyan. "I will ask the Welfare Department to given them monthly financial assistance."
Mary's two disabled daughters go to a secondary school in Aulong.
A diabetic patient, Joseph Stanislaus Eruthayam, was overjoyed when he received a wheelchair from Tan at his home in Taman Kamidi, Aulong, here.
The new wheelchair replaced his old one. By M. Dattaya