TAMBUNAN: Minister of Energy, Green Technology and Water, Datuk Seri Panglima Dr. Maximus Ongkili, stressed that unity is an important element for a community to continue living in peace and harmony,
Maximus said communities living in the same area should work together as a family, where each member should contribute in ensuring everyone’s welfare and wellbeing are protected.
“Unity is a strength for any community or family. They will be weak if dispute arises. The foundation starts from the family, where if it is united, then the community itself will (united),” he said.
He was speaking when opening the Johnity Pogun Sakag Ongkili Hall (PSO) at Kg. Keranan, here, yesterday.
Maximus said the hall can accommodate up to 600 individuals and can be used by the villagers for activities to strengthen their relations.
“I believe that the moulding of attitudes for youth are based on their surroundings. A strong support from family members and the implementation of healthy activities are vital in preserving rapport,” he explained.
In conjunction with the event, he also held a Christmas Open House for his friends, families, and nearby communities.
About 300 visitors including village chiefs and PBS leaders attended the opening ceremony for the new hall facility. –SayangSabah