Monday, July 19, 2010

Sarawak Regatta gets RM50,000 sponsorship

MIRI: JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration Corporation (Nippon Oil) yesterday presented a sponsorship of RM50,000 to the Ministry of Tourism and Heritage for the Sarawak Regatta.

Its managing director Hideki Kitagawa handed over the sponsorship to Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Dr George Chan.

Kitagawa said the sponsorship was part of Nippon Oil’s corporate social responsibilities (CSR) adding that the company wanted to contribute to Sarawak’s efforts in promoting local cultures and products, education and other areas.

The company felt that the Sarawak Regatta, to be held from July 30 with local and foreign participants, would directly promote racial harmony, greater understanding of cultural diversity and promote the tourism industry.

In an update on the company’s current 2D seismic acquisition programme for SK333, Kitagawa said with the support from government and local communities, the programme, which started in May 2009, had proceeded smoothly and was expected to be completed in the third quarter of this year as scheduled.

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