Masing: Sarawak wishes Malaya well on Independence Day as a ‘close friend’

Tan Sri James Masing

KUCHING, Aug 31: Baleh assemblyman Tan Sri Dr James Jemut Masing wishes Malaya a happy 63rd birthday today.

“I wish Malaya a happy 63rd Hari Merdeka (Independence Day),” he revealed in a statement yesterday.

Masing noted that Sarawak and Sabah as the two Eastern states of Malaysia are joining the celebration of joy and sharing the pride of being independent of British colonisation together with the 11 states in West Malaysia.

“We in Sarawak celebrate Malaya’s happiness as a friend would celebrate a close friend’s birthday.

“It’s my hope that when July 22 arrives, Malaya would reciprocate the same warmth and feelings for Sarawak.

“Friendship and understanding is two-way traffic,” he added. — DayakDaily