Over 1,000 cyclists take part in Customs Charity Ride 2019 in Kota Kinabalu
Last Update: 19/01/2019
KOTA KINABALU, Jan 19 (Bernama) -- More than 1,000 participants joined in the 2019 Customs Charity Ride Programme at Padang Merdeka, here today.
Customs director-general Datuk Seri Subromaniam Tholasy said the charity cycling event was a traditional event organised annually in conjunction with the World Customs Day celebration.
“The objective of this ride is to foster a spirit of cooperation, to cultivate tolerance, patience and to nurture a culture of caring among the people and Customs staff in an effort to help the less fortunate,” he said in his speech at the launch of the charity ride.
Meanwhile, Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal in his speech read out by Youth and Sports Assistant Minister Arunarnsin Taib hoped that such sporting activities could foster positive values and improve the quality of life and well-being of the community.