KUCHING: Padawan Municipal Council (MPP) chairman Lo Khere Chiang said temples in this country should be developed.
They still have room to be developed into significant buildings like those in China and Taiwan.
He said this at Diety Qi Tian Da Shen’s birthday celebration at Tokong Batu Kitang Bazaar on Tuesday.
He also commended the temple for contributing towards education by giving away scholarships to students with good academic results.
He encouraged the students to study hard to go for tertiary education and contribute to the society in future.
Meanwhile, he called for the different races here to respect one another’s religion and beliefs to maintain a peaceful and harmonious society.