KUCHING, Jan 9: The Sarawak government is organising a two-day programme called SarawakKu Sayang at the Kota Samarahan open air area (Dataran Terbuka) near Dewan Suarah on January 12 and 13.
According to the Sarawak Public Communications Unit (Ukas) in a statement, the programme is a good opportunity for the people living around Kota Samarahan, Simunjan, Kuching, Serian, Bau and other nearby locations to access government services, information and advice from participating government agencies and departments on various matters.
The programme will showcase more than 100 booths offering various key government services as well as exhibitions, sale of local products, various food and drinks, and stage shows.
‘Sarawak Kitchen’ is not to be missed as it will offer visitors the opportunity to taste various local delicacies and drinks.
Visitors who take part in the lucky draw contest will stand a chance to win attractive prizes including a refrigerator, washing machine, mountain bikes, hand phones, electrical products and hampers.
Popular entertainers such as Jay Jay, Andy Bernadee and Fieya Julia will entertain the audience on the evening of January 12 while Ricky Andrewson and Siti Nordiana will take over the stage on the morning of January 13.
The programme is set to be officially launched by Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg on January 13.
“The Sarawakku Sayang programme is one of the strategies of the Sarawak government to engaged closely with the rakyat by going to the ground as it acts as a one-stop centre for them to directly access services and products, advisories and other activities.
“Besides that, the programme is also to enable the people to know the various initiatives of the Chief Minister and updates on the phases of development initiatives being implemented by the Sarawak government to increase the socio-economic and living standard of the people.
“Through this programme, the government will enhance its relationship and cooperation with the people,” Ukas emphasised.
Entrance to the event is free. — DayakDaily