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Sabah's head of state visits booths

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KOTA KINABALU: The Yang Dipertua Negeri of Sabah Tun Juhar Mahiruddin and his wife, Toh Puan Norlidah R.M. Jasni, yesterday visited the 13th Minggu Amanah Saham Malaysia (MSAM) held here.

He was accompanied by Permodalan Nasional Bhd (PNB) chairman Tun Ahmad Sarji Abdul Hamid and its president and group chief executive, Tan Sri Hamad Kama Piah Che Othman.

Juhar and his wife spent more than an hour visiting 50 companies showcased at the MSAM at the Kompleks Sukan in Likas.

Juhar was briefed by the company heads and also took time to mingle with members of the public who had visited MSAM, which is being held in Sabah for the first time.

Besides visiting the 192 booths on display, he also presented laptops to primary schoolchildren who did well in their studies at the Malaysian Industrial Development Finance Bhd booth.

The MSAM event educates the public on investments and financial planning, among others.

The exhibition, organised by PNB, also includes seminars, talks and contests.

Freebies are also given out to the public during the whole week.

The event is being held from April 20 to 28 and is open from 9am to 9pm.

Admission is free.

(From left) Permodalan Nasional Bhd president and group chief executive Tan Sri Hamad Kama Piah Che Othman, PNB chairman Tun Ahmad Sarji Abdul Hamid, Sabah Yang Dipertua Negeri Tun Juhar Mahiruddin and his wife, Toh Puan Norlidah R.M. Jasni, and Hamad’s wife, Puan Seri Rohani Mohamad, at the 13th Minggu Amanah Saham Malaysia in Kota Kinabalu yesterday.


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