KOTA KINABALU – Revellers came out in droves last night to buy necessary items to celebrate the festivity deemed long due to the weekend.
Vegetables and fruits seemed to be the first on their shopping list in preparation for the much awaited reunion dinner, a tradition that can’t be missed by family members.
Flowers were also in demand for decorations among others.
For Datuk Dr Yee Moh Chai his busy schedule as the the Deputy president Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS), was not an impediment as celebrating the occasion with his family was very important.
“It was a truly enjoyable night…walking the night market with our children has always been a family tradition for us.
“We would walk from home to Foh Sang night market and do a bit shopping with our recycle bags. The children always enjoy exploring the CNY night market,” he told SayangSabah.
Yee who is also the Sustainable Energy Development Authority (SEDA) Chairman reiterated that family reunion was a must.
“This is the time where family gather and share happy moments together,” adding that his daughter would be coming home from Kuala Lumpur to celebrate the occasion.
He said that dinner reunions promoted family values and enhance harmony, love and respect of one another.
“Sabah is a fine example of multiracial harmony. In Sabah, we embrace each other’s culture and religion,” he said.
He stated that interracial marriages in Sabah were common and that was the reason why Sabahan respect each other’s culture and religious beliefs.
“Our mutual respects enhances multiracial harmony, unity and solidarity in Sabah,” he said.
PBS would be holding their function at Airport View Hotel this Friday February, 20. – By Fizah Yusof/SayangSabah