KOTA KINABALU: The Taiwan Alumni Association of Sabah has been praised for their contribution to the State economy in areas of commercial, education, cultural and charity.
Special Task Minister Datuk Teo Chee Kang, said the association established 50 years ago had also maintained their strong foundation of unity among fellow alumni despite facing hardship and adversity during difficult times.
He believed the association managed to stay relevant all these years due to their tenacity, perseverance and acumen in making critical decision and seizing opportunities to innovate and move forward in the market.
“For the next 50 years, I hope the Taiwan Alumni Association of Sabah will continue to develop and preserve its excellent culture, said Teo during the Taiwanese Goodwill Mission Cultural Performance cum Chinese New Year celebration at the National Department for Culture and Arts here on Tuesday.
“The association must continue to strive for improvements in order to serve and contribute the community and the country,” he stated.
Teo also admired the professionalism and skills displayed by the Taiwanese cultural group who has performed non-stop in countries for the past 20 years.
The group started their Asia Tour since Feb 26 this year in Taiwan before going to Tokyo, Bangkok, Phnom Penh, Bandung, Jakarta, Surabaya, Johor Bahru and Kedah.
Their first performance in Sabah was in Tenom on March 14 before coming to Kota Kinabalu and after this will heads to Brunei before returning home to Taiwan.- Sayangsabah