The spirit of unity among Sarawakians `still strong’ — Assistant Minister

Jong (front row, third from left) presents a bucket of mandarin oranges to Lee during the latter’s Chinese New Year open house.

By Jaythaleela K

MIRI, Feb 6: Assistant Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Datuk Lee Kim Shin believed the strong spirit of unity among all the races will continue to help transform Sarawak into a greater state.

“The spirit of unity among the various communities in the state is still strong,” he said to reporters who attended his Chinese New Year open house at his residence in Tanjong Lobang today.

He reiterated that his ministry would continue to promote the unique combination of diversity and unity prevailing in the Land of the Hornbills to the world.

“Diversity makes our lives more interesting. It is something unique, and we appreciate it in making our lives more meaningful.”

Lee speaking to reporters.

He said this phenomenon could be clearly seen during festivities, where people from different races come together and celebrate like one big family.

Meanwhile, a sizeable crowd was at Lee’s CNY open house that started at 9am today. Also present were Northern Sarawak Journalist Association (NSJA) president Andy Jong and members.

Jong took the opportunity to formally invite Lee to attend NSJA’s new office bearers’ installation ceremony on March 1. — DayakDaily