Five siblings who lost their parents due to COVID-19 recently received a visit from Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaacob yesterday, 16 October
He took to his official Facebook page to share about his visit to Seri Kembangan, where the siblings, aged between three and 11, are being looked after by their grandparents, uncles and aunties in rotation.
Ismail said that he was touched by the story of Hannan Humaira Mohd Nasir, aged three, and her elder siblings, Hawwas, aged six, Harraz, aged eight, Husna Humaira, aged nine, and Hadrami, aged 11.
"My heart goes out to Hadrami, Humaira, Harraz, Hawwas, and Humaira who recently lost their parents due to COVID-19. Only Allah knows the struggles that are faced by Hadrami and her siblings," he said.
"I would like to thank all family members, ministries, agencies, non-governmental organisations, private companies that helped. Hope all these efforts are able to help them with the Keluarga Malaysia spirit."
He said that he will continue to give attention to 'Keluarga Malaysia'
"I will continue to pay attention to Keluarga Malaysia (Malaysian Family) in cases like this for the sake of their survival, especially in matters concerning their education," Ismail added.
Meanwhile, Hadrami's uncle, Ariff Hafizan, also took to his Facebook account to share how his nieces and nephews who lost their parents to COVID-19 were visited by a special figure.
"He is very friendly and loves kids like an Atuk (grandfather). Thank you Atuk," Ariff wrote.