KULIM: A durian trader right here has given away two tonnes of premium durians of the Black Thorn and Musang King varieties – however requested those that benefited from the bounty to present a donation to an area college.
It is learnt that greater than 200 individuals got here to line up on the durian stall on Thursday (June 23) after studying concerning the free durian carnival.
The proprietor, who wished to be often called Lai, mentioned there was a bumper crop of Black Thorn and Musang King durians this 12 months and he had made a wholesome revenue as a result of fruits’ excessive worth.
However, these coming to eat the durians have been requested to present a donation for a faculty close by.
It is learnt that the durian carnival began at 2pm on Thursday (June 23) and lasted till all of the fruits got away.
According to workers members, many individuals got here to their stall in Kedah from so far as Penang island and Bukit Mertajam on Thursday morning.
Upon studying that the carnival was solely beginning at 2pm, they determined to remain and wait.
Up to 400 individuals finally turned up and had a feast on the durian carnival.
Not way back, the identical stall organised a durian buffet priced at RM9.90, attracting greater than 100 individuals and efficiently elevating RM1,000 for a faculty.