About 20,000 people thronged the Sabah cabinet ministers’ Aidilfitri open house in Kota Kinabalu today.
The open house from 10am to 1pm served a variety of interesting dishes, includingb satay, ketupat, lemang and rendang, which was held at the compound of the Menara Tun Mustapha (Yayasan Sabah), Likas near here.
Sabah Chief Minister Mohd Shafie Apdal said the presence of so many guests at the event reflected the spirit of unity among the people of diverse races and religions.
“The attendance of so many guests from all districts in Sabah to celebrate Aidilfitri also showed their support towards the new Sabah state government.
”As such, we hope the people at the grassroots level will together continue to develop Sabah. With the unity of the people and government, our efforts to develop Sabah will be
achieved,” he told reporters after the event.
Present at the open house were Sabah Yang di-Pertua Negeri Juhar Mahiruddin and wife Norlidah R M Jasni.
Also attending the event were Sabah deputy chief ministers Wilfred Madius Tangau, Jaujan Sambakong and Christina Liew and several state ministers.