WEDNESDAY, 24th DECEMBER – Living in harmony, even between multiracial and believes, among the Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) managements and students will be able to develop and strengthened further through their involvement in the diverse celebration celebrated in the country.
This was mentioned by Sabah Minister with Special Tasks, Datuk Teo Chee Kang, while opening the 2014 Christmas Festival held at UMS Chancellor Hall recently.
According to the Minister, this practise should continue to be practised to ensure the people’ unity can be maintained.
“We are fortunate to be able to experience the ethnic diversities in Malaysia. This opportunity should be taken advantages of because through celebrations, we will be able to open up our mind set on how the other races or religions celebrate their celebrations,” he said.
He also added that the success of organizing this festival have shown the cooperation of an organisation in realising the harmonious environment. This also proved UMS students capabilities in organizing this celebrated-by-many celebration.
Around 3,000 peoples, from the university staffs and students and also the local communities, attended the 2014 Christmas Festival celebration.
Also present was the Tuaran Member of Parliament cum the Acting President of United Pasokmomogun Kadazandusun Murut Organisation (UPKO), Datuk Wilfred Madius Tangau.-ZMD (JA)
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