Pensioners and police alumni among five groups who call on Chief Minister


Abang Johari (centre) is seen with Pensioners Association of Sarawak members. Julaihi is at seventh left.

KUCHING: Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg received five courtesy calls at his office in Wisma Bapa Malaysia yesterday.

The first courtesy call was from the Malaysia Ex-Police Association Sarawak branch led by chairman ASP (R) Benjamin Gersit Jais together with the Sarawak Police Alumni Association led by president Datuk Abang Abdul Wahap Abang Julai.

The purpose of the courtesy call was to introduce new committee members for the term 2018 to 2020.

Abang Johari’s second courtesy call was from the Sarawak Government Pensioners Association led by president Julaihi Ismail.

During the visit, the association requested for the building temporarily being used by pensioners at Jalan Reservoir, Kuching for the last 10 years to be given to the association permanently.

The Chief Minister also received a courtesy call from Pertubuhan Arkitek Malaysia Sarawak Chapter (PAMSC) led by president Boon Joon Hin.

Miri Sikh Association members are seen during a photo call with Abang Johari (fourth right). Narmal is at third right.

The group briefed Abang Johari on their very active involvement in the Joint Technical Consultant Committee (JTCC) – the technical consultant to promote the Green Building Index (GBI).

The Miri Sikh Association led by president Narmal Singh also paid a courtesy call on the Chief Minister to give support to him for practising an open policy on racial harmony and to invite him to their annual dinner in Miri in March.

The fifth courtesy call was by Malaysian Dental Association Eastern Zone (MDAEZ) delegates led by president Dr James Chhoa.

The group invited the Chief Minister to attend the 8th Borneo Dental Congress to be held here on March 23-25.

Among the delegates were 8th Borneo Dental Congress president Dr Sim Wen Sann and deputy state health director (dental) Dr Chia Jit Chie.