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Muslim community donates $100,000 to President's Challenge

Published on Jun 21, 2014 10:48 PM
President Tony Tan the mock cheque of S$100,000 collected from Muslim community for President Challenge 2014 at the Muis Awards Ceremony 2014. -- PHOTO: BERTA HARIAN 

SINGAPORE - The Muslim community here has contributed about $100,000 for the President's Challenge.

The annual campaign, started in 2000, raises funds for charity in the President's name.

The money was collected through events such as a one-day donation drive in all mosques, and an annual charity briyani lunch, in its 13th year. President Tony Tan Keng Yam attended this year's lunch on June 7 at Khalid Mosque in Joo Chiat.

The Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (Muis) presented a cheque to Dr Tan yesterday.

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