By Brad Rantayy
MIRI, Jan 19: An estimated 100 SUPP Senadin members this afternoon gathered to unveil a giant banner bearing the Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) logo.
The unveiling ceremony was led by the branch’s chairman Datuk Lee Kim Shin at the Sarawak United Peoples’ Party (SUPP) Senadin office in Permyjaya here.
The banner is estimated to be at least 10 feet tall and 15 feet wide.
Lee who is also Minister of Transport when met after the launching ceremony dislcosed that today was choosen for the unveiling of the banner to mark the first anniversary of the formation of GPS. GPS comprises four coalition parties, namely Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB); Progressive Democratic Party (PDP); SUPP; and Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS).
“When people see this logo (GPS logo) they would think of GPS and its coaltion parties and vice versa,” he opined.
He pointed out that the logo with the honbill in the shape of letter ‘S’ represents the Sarawak-based coalition which currently leads the state government.
“The people must be always alert and know our party logo. We are no more associated with any of the political parties from West Malaysia,” he said.
During his opening remarks at the launching, Lee also highlighted various initiatives implemented by the state government under the leadership of Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg.
“Various programmes that benefit the rakyat have been implemented by the state government, such as the endowment fund scheme for new born babies…..RM450 worth of vouchers for new mothers, and the latest we have introduced is the Kenyalang Gold Card (KGC),” he said.
At today’s launching, two counters were set up inside the SUPP Senadin office to help distributes KGC forms to those aged 60 and above. — DayakDaily