Saturday, September 21, 2013

by Eve Sonary Heng, Posted on September 21, 2013, Saturday

KUCHING: From scrumptious food to a Sarawak cultural dance, the 836 Christians from various countries had one of their most memorable nights during a welcoming dinner held at Crown Square on Thursday.

The dinner was organised by the Global Hakka Evangelism Association to welcome the participants of the 'Third Global Hakka Evangelism Conference' held here at the Chin Kwong Methodist Church.

The participants who came from Taiwan, USA, Hong Kong, Australia, China, Indonesia, Singapore, Mauritius, Korea as well as West Malaysia were visibly thrilled and entertained by the local cultural performance and traditional musical instrument played during the function.

All those present were also given the opportunity to exchange greetings with one another.

Among the distinguished guests invited to the dinner were Bengoh assemblyman Dr Jerip Susil, Padawan Municipal Council chairman Lo Khere Chiang, Padungan assemblyman Wong King Wei and Pending assemblywoman Violet Yong.

Objectives of the dinner and conference included to gather Hakka Christians throughout the world to foster closer ties and exchange experience as well as knowledge.

The conference, which started on Thursday until tomorrow begins from 10am until night time daily.

There are also exhibition booths held at the Chin Kwong Methodist Church and members of the public are welcomed to visit.

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Source: Theborneopost

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