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KUCHING, Oct 11: Some 32 frontliner agencies involved in fighting the Covid-19 pandemic in Sarawak received an appreciative donation of RM5,000 each from the Yang di-Pertua Negeri Tun Pehin Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud.
The presentation was held in conjunction with a High Tea Reception as part of the event to mark His Excellency’s 84th birthday celebration at a local hotel here today.
Among the agencies involved are the state and federal enforcement agencies, state departments, Health Department, Broadcasting Department, Divisional Residents, Kuching North City Commission (DBKU), and Kuching South City Council (MBKS).
Earlier, Abdul Taib and wife Toh Puan Datuk Patinggi Raghad Kurdi Taib and other dignitaries were also invited for a cake cutting ceremony to mark his official 84th birthday.
The guests were also entertained to some performances such as contemporary and traditional dances and songs at the reception.
Present were Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr James Jemut Masing and wife Puan Sri Datin Amar Corrine Masing; Federal Minister for Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Datuk Seri Alexander Nanta Linggi; Speaker of Dewan Undangan Negeri Datuk Amar Mohd Asfia Awang Nasar and Minister of Education, Science and Technological Research Datuk Amar Michael Manyin Jswong.
Minister of Local Government and Housing Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian and wife Datin Seri Enn Ong Siok Ean; Minister of Tourism, Culture and Arts and Minister for Youth and Sports, Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah; State Secretary Datuk Amar Jaul Samion; assistant ministers and other local dignitaries were also present. –DayakDaily.