KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 2 — The Malaysian AIDS Foundation (MAF) has raised RM1.8 million fund at its Red Ribbon Gala 2023 yesterday to continue its effort in eradicating HIV/AIDS in Malaysia.

The gala was in conjunction with MAF's 30th anniversary and World AIDS Day.

Last year, it raised 2.55 million for its ongoing HIV treatment initiatives nationwide.

The black-tie event which was held at Sunway Resort Hotel was attended by over 200 guests including royalties, government officials, public and corporate figures, celebrities and notable personalities.

Among the attendees were Raja Muda of Selangor Tengku Amir Shah Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah, Sunway Group founder and chairman Tan Sri Sir Jeffrey Cheah, MAF chairman Prof Datuk Dr Adeeba Kamarulzaman and MAF patron Datin Paduka Marina Mahathir.