KOTA KINABALU: Chief Minister Datuk Seri Panglima Haji Hajiji Haji Noor calls upon the Rotary Club of Kota Kinabalu Pearl (RCKK Pearl) and other similar organisations to continue helping the community and complement the State Government’s efforts to uplift the people’s welfare.
“This is in the State’s development agenda under the Hala Tuju Sabah Maju Jaya (SMJ) Roadmap aimed at driving comprehensive development of the state aligned with the national Shared Prosperity Vision 2030 (WKB2030),” he said.
Speaking at the RCKK Pearl fundraising dinner in conjunction with its seventh anniversary here last night, he said he was impressed with the initiatives of theRCKKPearl and he hoped they will continue with the noble and exemplary work in giving back to the community.
His speech was delivered by Deputy Chief Minister/Minister of Industrial Development, Datuk Seri Panglima Dr Joachim Gunsalam.
He said since RCKK Pearl’s inception it has achieved various successes and there are still those in progress such as Project REAL (Rural Focus English For All), WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) and Hope in Sight (Cataract surgery targeted towards the rural B40 women).
“The level of intellect, camaraderie and support you have shown to put plans into action truly exemplified the power of commitment, dedication and teamwork you have demonstrated to bring smiles and most importantly, hope to many who hador will benefit from your excellent work.
“I wish to commend RCKK Pearl for your act of selflessness as reflected in your mottoService Above Self. To be able to serve opens the soul to growth and fulfillment but more importantly, it gives you the opportunity to use your skills to benefit and make a difference in the community,” he said.