SANDAKAN: Merdeka celebration in Sabah has been made more lively with the Kembara Merdeka Convoy organised by the Sabah Information Department which will tour 12 districts.
The convoy is made up of 80 participants involving 20 vehicles from agencies under the Information, Communications and Culture Ministry, Health Department and Education Department.
Head of the convoy, Durahim Jaman said the convoy started its journey on Sept 5 and has toured six districts, Kota Kinabalu, Tamparuli, Ranau, Telupid, Tongod and Beluran.
“At each visited districts, the Jalur Gemilang (the national flag) will be distributed to the local people to promote patriotism,” he said at a flagging off of the convoy at the Sandakan-district level, here.
The convoy was flagged off by Sekong Asssemblyman, Datuk Samsuddin Yahya. –Bernama
Source : Borneo Post