(From front left) Taib and Abang Johari share a few light moments during visiting the 'Dirgahayu' photo exhibition held at Pustaka Miri.
MIRI: The Head of State Tun Pehin Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud and wife Toh Puan Datuk Patinggi Raghad Kurdi Taib yesterday presented cash and gifts to 100 underprivileged persons here.
The event, held at the Miri Gymkhana club, was part of His Excellency’s 83rd birthday celebration.
Accompanying the Taib and Ragad were Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg and wife Datuk Amar Juma’ani Tun Tuanku Bujang and members of the state Cabinet.
Taib and wife later proceeded to Miri Pustaka to declare open a ‘Dirgahayu Tuan Yang Terutama’ photo exhibition.
The exhibition featured rarely seen pictures of Taib arranged in chronological order starting from the 60s until the present day.
(From front left) Taib and Abang Johari share a few light moments during visiting the ‘Dirgahayu’ photo exhibition held at Pustaka Miri.
The exhibition is open to the public until Oct 18.
At the event, Taib also launched a 346-page book entitled ‘The Pillar of Harmony’ by Datuk Jameson Ahip Nawie.
The book is about Taib and his contribution towards the development of the state.
Taib (middle) cuts the ‘Pulut Kuning’ while Raghad (on Taib’s left) and Abang Johari (on Taib’s right) and other guests look on. After the ‘Pulut Kuning’ cutting ceremony, Taib presented gifts and cash to 100 underprivilege persons in Miri.
Taib and Raghad presenting gifts and cash to 100 underprivileged persons during the High Tea reception held yesterday at Miri Gymkhana Club.
Taib, inks his signature on the main blackboard of the exhibition while others look on.
Taib signs on the newly launched book today, while Abang Johari (left), Raghad (middle) and others look on.
Taib and Raghad (on the right side), Abang Johari and wife Juma’ani (left) visit the ‘Fragrant Garden’ of the Pustaka Miri.