KOTA KINABALU: The Federation of Jiangmen Associations Malaysia has created a ‘home’ for Jiangmen folks in Malaysia.
“The federation has 42 constituent member associations, including five in Sabah, six in Sarawak and 31 in Peninsular Malaysia. The establishment of the federation was an outcome of the 3rd World Youth Congress of Jiangmen held in Kota Kinabalu in 2012,” said Special Tasks Minister Datuk Teo Chee Kang.
Teo said that at the 1st installation ceremony of the Executive Committee and Youth Committee of The Federation of Jiangmen Associations Malaysia, led by its president Datuk Susan Wong Siew Guen here on Saturday.
The event saw the signing of a memorandum to establish Friendship City between Jiangmen, China and Kota Kinabalu, as well as a Memorandum of Friendship between Peninsular Malaysia, Sabah and Sarawak with the aim to unite all Jiangmen people in the country.
Since then, Wong has travelled all across the nation for the past three years to carry out her pledge in the memorandum, he said, adding that Wong has taken up this challenging and arduous tasks to unite the 42 associations to form the federation,” Teo said, adding that he has confidence in Wong’s leadership.-Sayangsabah