By Faezah Mohamad Dun
FRIDAY, 21 AUGUST – Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) booth was among the focus at the Sabah History of Transformation and Development which took place at one of the leading shopping centres in Kota Kinabalu.
Visitors flocked to view the exhibits which covered books and some research results related to the history of the state.
The exhibition was held in conjunciton with the National Month Sabah-State Level Celebrations 2015 which saw 19 other booths occupied by ministries, departments and government agencies that took part in the celebrations this year.
A spokesman from the organiser, the State Archives Department said the exhibition aimed to evoke the spirit of nationalism amongs the community towards their homeland by promoting awareness of their heritage and country in a record format.
The exhibition started since 15 August and showcased the progress of the development and transformation of Sabah since 1963.
The two-week exhibition was officiated yesterday by the Minister of Local Government and Housing, Datuk Haji Hajiji Haji Noor. – (fl)