Home > News > Community
Sunday July 6, 2014 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Sunday July 6, 2014 MYT 2:30:56 PM
SEB cares: Sjotveit presenting duit raya to underprivileged children from Petra Jaya during the buka puasa event in Kuching, as Sulok (right) and other guests look on.
KUCHING: Power generation and management group Sarawak Energy Bhd (SEB)
welcomes opportunities to collaborate with media associations in the state on social and training programmes.
Its chief executive Datuk Torstein Dale Sjotveit said SEB had worked well with the Commonwealth Journalists Association (CJA) Sarawak branch and Kuching Division Journalists Association (KDJA) since last
He welcomed the proposal by CJA Sarawak for SEB to conduct training courses or
workshops for journalists on what it does.
“This will help journalists to learn and understand more about energy systems and how they work.
“We would also like to bring another set
of journalists to visit the Murum dam,” he said
at a breaking of fast jointly organised by
SEB, CJA Sarawak and KDJA at Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK) on Friday night.
Sjotveit said the buka puasa dinner was
one of three events in collaboration with the media associations this year.
The others are the ongoing Sarawak Energy Media Awards which will end in October and a media appreciation night slated for early December.
He also said Sarawak had a wonderful
tradition of unity regardless of racial and religious backgrounds.
“Respect and unity in Sarawak are very strong. This is a good learning experience for me, coming from a culture that is learning to accept other cultures.
“The way people respect each other’s
cultures and religions and enjoy one another’s company is something very strong here,”
he said, adding that it was something Sarawakians needed to protect.
KDJA chairman Sulok Tawie said SEB
had strengthened its ties with the media
associations since the first joint breaking of fast event last year.
“This is an event where senior staff of SEB and the media can mingle, exchange notes and renew contacts with one another.
“I hope the cordial relationship would continue and be further strengthened in future,” he said.
Sjotveit later presented duit raya to some
30 underprivileged children from Petra Jaya and 21 members from the Society for Kuching Urban Poor (SKUP).
Tags / Keywords:
Sarawak, Sarawak Energy, media, buka puasa
PAS info chief in dark over muktamar coverage rules
Analysts upbeat on Star’s digital story
Singapore dominate media day in Johor Baru as they claim top three spots
Campaign co-created by Y & R Kuala Lumpur wins big at D&AD
Asia-Pacific CEOs less social than US and Europe counterparts
World football rocked by U.S., Swiss arrests of officials for graft
Beauty care on the go
Trailer for 'Mad Max Savage Road' videogame hits the Web
Copyright © 1995-2015 Star Media Group Berhad (ROC 10894D)(Formerly known as Star Publications (Malaysia) Berhad)