Saturday, December 09, 2017

International Orang Utan Run in Sandakan on March 24, 2018

SANDAKAN: The Sandakan Municipal Council (MPS) is organising the International Orang Utan Run, which is expected to be joined by foreign tourists, on March 24 in conjunction with 2018 World Wildlife Day.

Its president, Datuk James Wong said the run, which is part of the Sandakan Festival, is jointly organised by Habour Mall Sandakan, Fay’s Studio and Sepilok Orang Utan Conservation Centre and the MPS.

“By organising the run, we are showing our support for efforts to provide  better protection for the orang utan,” he told a press conference, here yesterday.

Wong said RM10,000 is allocated from the Sandakan Festival budget for hosting the run with an additional budget of RM30,000 for the provision of attractive prizes and others.