KUCHING: Saberkas Sports Carnival (Kasus) will be an annual programme for Samariang youths, said Samariang assemblywoman Sharifah Hasidah Sayeed Aman Ghazali.
She made the announcement at the closing of the Saberkas Sports Carnival (Kasus) Samariang 2019 held at the Multipurpose Hall of Kampung Semariang Batu in Petra Jaya here last Sunday night.
Sharifah Hasidah pointed out that under the Rural Transformation Programme (RTP), the state government was building more sports and recreational facilities such as futsal fields and multipurpose halls.
“These facilities were built to enable the Samariang community, especially youths to hold various activities.
“The state government hopes the youths will welcome this effort by utilising the infrastructure and making the most of them,” she continued.
Sharifah Hasidah, who is also the Assistant Minister in the Chief Minister’s Department (Law, State-Federal Relations and Project Monitoring) and Saberkas Samariang Branch chairwoman, advised the youths not to be involved in immoral activities such as drug abuse, ‘rempit’ (illegal racing), alcohol abuse and gambling.
She also suggested that more programmes be held before year end to foster better ties among the Samariang community.
Also present were Saberkas Samariang Branch deputy chairman cum Kasus Samariang organising chairman Sulhie Salleh.