Tin miner and metal producer, Malaysia Smelting Corporation Berhad (MSC) has contributed to the development of a new mosque, Masjid Klian Intan located in the district of Pengkalan Hulu, with a donation cheque worth RM20,000.

The cheque was presented by Madzlan Zam, Senior General Manager of MSC’s tin mining operations, to the Jawatankuasa Kariah Masjid Klian Intan during the Mosque Handover Ceremony held on 24th July 2020.

Madzlan Zam (left) presenting a donation cheque to Dato’ Meor Roslan (right), Orang Besar Jajahan Hulu Perak, a representative of the royal palace of Perak

The ceremony was attended by a representative of the royal palace of the Perak Sultanate, Orang Besar Jajahan Hulu Perak, Dato’ Meow Roslan Meor Ahmad Rashidi.

Madzlan Zam said, “As a responsible corporate citizen, MSC has always taken into consideration the interest of the community of where we operate.

“The people of Klian Intan have played a big role in the growth of MSC Group over the years. This is one of the ways for us to contribute and further enrich the livelihoods of the surrounding community.”

“Giving back to the larger society is an integral element of MSC’s identity. This initiative is part of MSC’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme whereby we connect and foster stronger relationship with the community, while supporting the state government. We hope that our contribution will serve the people of Klian Intan well.”

MSC operates the country’s largest hard-rock open-pit tin mine in Klian Intan, Perak known as Rahman Hydraulic Tin Mine. In 2019, 83% of MSC’s tin mining operations’ workforce comprise of locals from Pengkalan Hulu and the nearby communities.