TYT celebrates birthday with special needs children, orphans

Juhar (front, fourth left) and Norlidah (front, fifth left) cutting a cake during the high tea event with special needs children and orphans yesterday.

KOTA KINABALU: A high tea event with special needs children and orphans in conjunction with the official 66th birthday celebration of Sabah Head of State was held at Nexus Spa and Resort Karambunai yesterday.

The event was graced by Head of State Tun (Dr) Juhar Mahiruddin and his consort, Toh Puan (Dr) Norlidah RM Jasni.

Deputy Chief Minister cum Local Government and Housing Minister, Datuk Jaujan Sambakong, Sabah Federal Secretary, Datuk Samsuni Mohd Nor, Assistant Health and People’s Wellbeing Minister, Norazlinah Arif, Local Government and People’s Wellbeing ministry permanent secretary, Datuk Masnah Mat Salleh, Health and People’s Wellbeing ministry permanent secretary, Datuk Janet Chee, and Sabah General Welfare Services Department director, Myrna Jimenez, who is also the event’s organizing chairperson, were among the dignitaries present at the event.

Some 205 children and their 49 escorts from special institutions and schools attended the event.

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