Zakaria (seated centre) with James (seated 2nd left) and others who attended the dinner on Saturday
SANDAKAN: Libaran Member of Parliament (MP) Datuk Zakaria Haji Mohd Edris hosted a dinner for members of the Sandakan media fraternity on Saturday.
The dinner was attended by Sandakan Media Association (PEMASSA) chairman James Leong, deputy chairman Yusop Teppo and Head Liaison Officer of Libaran MP Office Kamal M. Said.
“Media play an important role towards nation building and act as a bridge between the Government and the people,” Zakaria said.
Media has been a vital platform in helping to disseminate information on government’s development agendas and policies to the rakyat, he added.
Zakaria also appreciated the cooperation from the media in highlighting development programmes implemented by the Government for the people particularly in Libaran Parliamentary Constituency.
He was speaking at a media conference during the “Majlis Makan Malam YB Datuk Zakaria Haji Mohd Edris Bersama Media Sandakan” at a leading seafood restaurant on Saturday.
Also present were PEMASSA secretary Mardinah Jikur, treasurer Winnie Kashmir and other members of the Sandakan media fraternity.