Wednesday, May 13, 2015

National Kaamatan joy in Ranau on June 7

Ranau: The nation's top leaders including Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak are expected to gather here early next month for the national level Kamaatan Open House 2015 which the district will be hosting.

Shyzwan Emran, spokesperson for the Organising Committee from the Ministry of Tourism Secretariat, said the event would be held at the old Ranau Airport strip on June 7.

He said various activities had been planned for that day from 6.30am.

"Among the activities are exhibitions by the National Visual Art Development Board and Heritage Department, handicraft exposition and Tourism Information Centre.

There will also be musical and art performances by popular artistes," he said.

He said the leaders, including Tourism and Culture Minister Datuk Nazri Aziz, Sabah Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Masidi Manjun as well as the Huguan Siou, Tan Sri Joseph Pairin Kitingan, are expected to arrive in the evening.

"Other leaders will also be arriving early. Following them are Chief Minister Datuk Musa Aman who will lead a procession to welcome the arrival of the Prime Ministers arrival and his wife," he said.