MIRI: Head of State Tun Pehin Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud and his wife Toh Puan Datuk Patinggi Raghad Kurdi Taib began their Chinese New Year visits here to the homes of two prominent local businessmen on Tuesday (Jan 24).
Their first visit was to Samling Group founder Tan Sri Yaw Teck Seng at his residence at Jalan Bandaraya here around 2.55pm.
Taib and his entourage were greeted by Yaw and his family.
Among those in the entourage were Minister of Transport Datuk Sri Lee Kim Shin, Deputy Minister for Women, Childhood and Community Development I (Women and Childhood Development) Datuk Rosey Yunus and Miri Division Resident Abdul Aziz Mohd Yusuf.
They later proceeded to Lee Kim Shin’s residence at Jalan Tanjong.
Later in the evening, Taib and wife attended a dinner reception at Shin Yang Group founder Tan Sri Ling Chiong Ho’s residence.