RTs urged to hold more mean­ing­ful ac­tiv­i­ties

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MIRI: Neigh­bour­hood Com­mit­tees (RT) are en­cour­aged to con­duct more so­cial gath­er­ings to draw peo­ple from the vil­lages to their events.

As­sis­tant Min­is­ter of Tourism, Arts and Cul­ture Datuk Lee Kim Shin said so­cial gath­er­ings are needed to re­new friend­ship and draw the var­i­ous peo­ple to­gether in the spirit of neigh­bourli­ness.

He said this when of­fi­ci­at­ing at the Malaysia Day cel­e­bra­tion at Ke­mas Desa Se­nadin Kinder­garten here yes­ter­day.

Lee, who is also Se­nadin as­sem­bly­man, added that the neigh­bour­hood spirit among the vil­lagers, would help to ad­dress the is­sue of so­cial ills among the youths and keep the vil­lage safe from crim­i­nal ac­tiv­i­ties.

He also urged the ex­ist­ing RTs through­out the city to play ac­tive roles in what­ever they do to en­sure their goals are met

On the Malaysia Day event, he praised Desa Se­nadin RT and the kinder­garten for their ef­fort in in­ject­ing the pa­tri­o­tism spirit among the peo­ple through their events.

“This is one of way to show our love and na­tion­al­ism to the coun­try. Also, this will en­able us to ed­u­cate and re­mind the young peo­ple on the ori­gin of Malaysia Day.”

Later at the same func­tion, Lee pledged air con­di­tioner units and fans to the kinder­garten.

As­sis­tant Ke­mas of­fi­cer Ikhwan Mo­hamad Hanapi was one of those present at the func­tion.

Sin­ga­porean co­me­dian Ku­mar.

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