Thursday, November 20, 2014

Pesta Lawas 2014 to pull in crowds

KUCHING: Pesta Lawas 2014 is expected to draw more than 100,000 visitors compared to 80,000 visitors last year as more exciting and interesting activities have been lined up.

According to Second Minister of Resource Planning and Environment Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hassan, committee members came up with many improvements.

Many unique and interesting things about Limbang will be portrayed in the five-day event from today (yesterday) until Sunday.

‘Among the highlights are local food products including the popular smoked Tahai fish, cultural and heritage, handicraft, regatta, Lawas Kitchen, 1Malaysia community stalls and autoshow,” said the Bukit Sari assemblyman during a radio interview with RTM which was broadcast live from the studio yesterday.

The minister of public utilities and industrial development said in preparation for the three-day event, an entrepreneur seminar for local entrepreneurs to exchange ideas was held yesterday, while a primary forum today.

He said 15 cooperatives from throughout the country will take part in the event including those from Peninsular Malaysia, Sabah and Brunei.

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