Friday, September 01, 2017

Experience culture and food at ‘Taste of Borneo 2017’

MIRI: Preparation is in progress for the culture and food based carnival ‘Taste of Borneo 2017’ at Boulevard Mall’s open car parking compound from Nov 24 to Dec 3.

Organised by Sarawak Chinese Association, the carnival is endorsed by Sarawak Information Centre.

Recently, a team of organising committee paid a courtesy visit on Chief Minister Datuk Amar Abang Johari Tun Openg.

They comprised carnival advisor Datuk Hii King Chiong, president of Sarawak Chinese Association Ting Pang Soon, organising chairman Harry Lee, Islamic Information Centre CEO Zabariah Matali, Dayak Association of Miri president Serawa Budol, Indian Association Miri president Councillor Karambir Singh, Sikh Association of Miri president Narmal Singh, Malay Association Miri president and deputy president of Federation of Orang Ulu Associations Sarawak,  Malaysia (Forum) Ipoi Datan.

During the visit, Hii, on behalf of the organising committee, handed the chief minister an invitation to the carnival on Nov 25 as guest-of-honour.

The organising committee also invited Minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah and Consulate General of The People’s Republic of China in Kuching, Fu Jijun as special guests for the carnival’s special opening.

Hii briefed Abang Johari on preparation for the carnival that aims to boost tourism activities and generate income for the business community in the city.