By Chris Maskilone
KOTA KINABALU: DAP Kota Kinabalu is holding its Chinese New Year open house at Foo Chow Association Building beginning at 10am on Feb 17.
DAP party adviser Iskandar Puteri MP Lim Kit Siang will be the guest-of-honour, said DAP Kota Kinabalu MP Chan Foong Hin.
Chan who is also DAP Sabah secretary said this during the dotting of the lion and dragon eyes ceremony at the DAP Sabah headquarters this morning.
KOTA KINABALU MP DONATES RM20,000 FROM HIS FUND TO PURCHASE LION AND DRAGON HEADS
Chan had earlier contributed RM20,000 from his MP Fund for the purchase of the 10 lion and dragon heads donated to nine organisations.
The recipients were Pertubuhan Seni Tarian-Tarian Singa dan Naga Bandaraya Kota Kinabalu which led the ceremony, SJK (C) Yick Nam Dragon, Unicorn and Lion Dance Troupe, Kian Kok Middle School Lion Dance Troupe, Che Shui Khor Moral Uplifting Society, Persatuan Tarian Singa dan Naga Daerah Kota Kinabalu, Persatuan Wei Wu Sabah, Persatuan Karate (Koi) Sabah, Persatuan Kelab Tarian Singa dan Naga Xu Xiang dan Persatuan Hakka Kota Kinabalu.
The ceremony was conducted by Chan together with DAP Sabah chief, Datuk Stephen Wong Tien Fatt who is also Minister of Health and People’s Prosperity.
Also on hand were all DAP Sabah people’s representatives namely Assistant Minister to tbe Chief Minister Datuk Jimmy Wong (Sri Tanjung), Assistant Minister of Laws and Native Affairs Jane Lasimbang (Kapayan), Luyang Assemblyman Ginger Phoong and Likas Assemblyman Tan Lee Fatt.-SabahNewsToday