KOTA KINABALU: The Ministry of Resource Development and IT Technology (KPSKTM) held a programme with the media in celebration of the Chinese New Year 2016, at Hyatt Regency Hotel, yesterday.
Its Minister, Datuk Siringan Gubat, said the event is a gesture of appreciation for the media who always been supporting the ministry.
“Without the their (media) participation, the community will not know where they can handle their matters related to courses, trainings, Bumiputera status recognition, employment information, e-desa centre construction, or about the information technology,” he said.
He was speaking during the dinner event with media practitioners and minister for Chinese New Year 2016.
He also said the information provided by the media for programmes on resource development or ICT by the ministry have helped KPSTKM to play its role and functions.
Siringan hopes that the event will further improve the cooperation and understanding between the ministry and the media.
Also present were the wife of Datuk Siringan, Datin Rozalind Gubat, the ministry’s Permanent Secretary, Datuk Bruno Vun and his wife, Datin Annie Vun, Kota Kinabalu Journalists Association (KKJA) President, Yong Ted Phen, Sabah Information Department Media And Corporate Communication Division Chief Deputy Director, Azman Sipan. –SayangSabah