By: Syakilah Muhd Khir
KUALA LUMPUR, 23 September 2022 – The Association of Wives and Women Members of the Malaysian Public Service (PUSPANITA) under the Ministry of Home Affairs (KDN) in collaboration with PUSPANITA Sub-Branch under National Anti-Drug Agency (NADA) held a ‘Survive and Thrive’ Program with Clients from the Narcotic Addiction Rehabilitation Center (PUSPEN) at Sungai Besi PUSPEN.
The first of its kind, the program purpose was to educate clients to be discipline which in turn could improve their soft skills (strategy planning) as such being able to strengthen the bond between PUSPANITA KDN members and NADA clients.
The program was officiated by the Chairman of PUSPANITA KDN, Datin Sri Dr. Azlifah Bahari.
Datin Sri Dr. Azlifah said she was excited for the program being able to interact with everyone and spend time with NADA clients. She reminded the clients to take the opportunity to measure their own potential and believe in themselves.
“Use this opportunity to measure your own capabilities and believe that we all have our own strength and weaknesses in line with our theme today which is ‘survive and thrive’ here at PUSPEN Sungai Besi.
She added, to my respected clients, I hope that you will always be confident and believe in yourself that you are all able to recover and successfully be better from your former self,” she said when inaugurating the ‘Survive and Thrive’ program with clients here today.
Furthermore, Datin Sri spent time roaming PUSPEN facilities and face-to-face meeting session in group with clients. Fun activities include sukan rakyat and sharing sessions.
Also present was Deputy Chairman I PUSPANITA KDN, Datin Aniza Abdul Rahim; PUSPANITA Chairman of AADK Small Branch, Mrs Ummukalthom Bujang, NADA Deputy Director General (Management), Mrs Chan Hong Jin and Sungai Besi PUSPEN Director, Mrs Nurshuhaila Abdul Rahman.