Place priority on education, entrepreneurship

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KUCHING: The Kedayan community has been urged to place priority on education, which is the key to future successes and development to the society.

In making the call, Deputy Premier Datuk Awang Tengah Ali Hasan said he would like to see more entrepreneurship and businesses participation in the Kedayan community.

“There are many opportunities provided by the government for us to move forward as a community”, he said when speaking at the Kuching Kedayan Association (PAANAK) dinner at Pullman Hotel here on Today (Aug 14).

Touching on talent development, he said it must be focused on, especially among the younger generations of Kedayans.

He said the Kedayan community has similar talents as the other races and it is crucial that they continue to stay united

“We all have gifts and talent and skill development which is important.

“We are talking about Information Technology (IT) and the new economy. Digital economy, new green economy and all of these require knowledge and skills,” he pointed out.

“The Kedayan community has similar talents as the other races and it is important that we continue to stay united,” he said.

At the event, Awang Tengah also announced that he would contribute RM70,000 to PAANAK.

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