Sarawakians accept religious harmony

Ting (left) presents a cheque for RM150,000 to GSM president Gurmokh Singh.

MIRI: Assistant Minister for Tourism, Arts and Culture Datuk Sebastian Ting asserted that the word ‘acceptance’ best describes religious harmony in Sarawak.

“People of various religions in the State are getting along with one another despites the differences in their beliefs, and this is something that we must not take for granted ,but to uphold it for our future generations,” he said.

Ting added, that he preferred the word ‘acceptance’ to best describe Sarawak’s strong religious harmony.

He added, the establishment of Unit for Other Religions (Unifor) in the state reaffirmed Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari’s strong commitment to foster unity among the various religions in Sarawak.

Ting said this after presenting cheques totalling RM250,000 from Unifor to Gurdwara Sahib Miri (GSM) and Borneo Evangelical Mission (BEM) Airport Road here today.

GSM received RM150,000 for renovations to its building at Jalan Kubu here while BEM Airport Road received RM100,000.