Tuesday, June 25

DBKU to organise 2012 ‘Regatta Bandarayaku’

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KUCHING: Kuching North City Commission (DBKU) will be organising a regatta known as ‘Regatta Bandarayaku’ to kickstart riverine activities at Sarawak River for the New Year, 2012.

According to DBKU principal deputy director Kartina Zamhari, the event from Jan 28 to 29 is a platform to enhance the relationship between DBKU and the community.

“The event offers opportunity to statutory bodies, Ipta, governmental agencies, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and the private sector to get together to improve knowledge and experience in implementing their duties or responsibilities.

“It will also make DBKU area known as a water sports tourism area. The more the merrier,” she said at a press conference yesterday.

Participation is open to all, with attractive prize money to be won.

Besides the regatta, there will be other interesting side activities such as car boot sale, expo exhibition, karaoke competition, power boat, pump ski, auto shows and more.

“Kuching will be starting the new year vibrantly with all these activities that we have lined up,” added Kartina.

She said Assistant Minister in the Chief Minister’s Department, Datuk Daud Abdul Rahman and Assistant Minister of Tourism Datuk Talib Zulpilip are expected to grace ‘Regatta Bandarayaku 2012’.

For more information about the event, contact Noraini (016-8570314 or 082-446688), Nordin (012-8546533) or email [email protected]