KUDAT: Minister of Special Tasks Datuk Teo Chee Kang has urged companies in the business and services sectors to give back to the community by assisting the rural poor and underprivileged groups.
He said this during the presentation of ang pows and essential items sponsored by ABX Express (M) Sdn Bhd in conjunction with the coming Christmas celebration at Kampung Barambagon here recently. A total of 100 households from nine villages in Kudat benefitted from the contributions.
Teo, who is also Tanjung Kapor assemblyman, said the courier company has been contributing ang pows and essential items to the rural poor in Kudat for six consecutive years.
He said ABX’ spirit of giving back to the community was highly commendable and should be emulated by companies in the business and services sectors in Sabah.
Also present were ABX group executive director Tan Chong Yian, Tanjung Kapor Community Development Leader Datuk Peter Chin, political secretary to the minister Peter Chong and liaison secretary to the minister Albert Kok.-Sayangsabah